Resentment | Bitterness | Spitefulness

“Never have grudges against others…or allow any sort of spitefulness” (Ephesians 4:31).

The word resentment means to re-feel — to feel again a wrong that has been done to you by another, to re-feel the wound or the injury or the insult itself. The Hebrew Talmud says that a person who harbors a resentment is “like one who, having cut one hand while handling a knife, avenges himself by cutting the other hand.”

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