the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Bitterness, Gall of
Morrish Bible Dictionary
The word χολή, 'gall,' occurs in Matthew 27:34 . and the word for ' bitterness,' πικρία,in Romans 3:14; Ephesians 4:31; Hebrews 12:15 . The translation in Acts 8:23 is literal, except that it should be ' a gall of bitterness.' Peter saw that Simon was still in the state of nature which is only bitterness.
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Bitterness, Gall of'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​b/bitterness-gall-of.html. 1897.