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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Bitterness, Gall of

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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. 1897.

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