The meaning of Wormwood is found in Bible in the old Testament in Bible. In Hebrew, la’anah, is the wormwood Artemisia absinthium of botanists. It is intense bitterness. Deuteronomy 29:18, Proverbs 5:4 and Jeremiah 9:15, Amos 5:7. Wormwood type of bitterness for affliction, remorse, punishment and suffering. In Amos 6:12, Hebrew word is hemlock or wormwood so the 4 kinds of wormwood in Palestine called Artemisia nilotica, A. Judaica, A. fructicosa and A. cinerea. Wormwood word occurs in the Bible used generally in a metaphorical sense. In Jeremiah 9:15, Lamentations 3: 15, Lamentations 23:15. Wormwood is a symbol of bitter calamity, sorrow so set aside by God to deal with unrighteous to judge unrepentant sinners. Judgment by wormwood in Amos 5:7 as Orientals use typify sorrow, cruelties acalamities. The plant’s poisonous bitter nature symbolic of God’s bitter judgement. The Hebrew la`anah is a bitter substance associated gall in Septuagint translated apsinthos wormwood. Ancient traditional English Version Bible translates genus Artemisia Natural Order Compositae wormwood. 5 species of shrubs, herbs in Palestine’s bitter herb name derived from property of species as anthelmintics. Or varieties in manufacturing absinthe wormwood. This language of real Bible apocalypse is in Revelations 8:10 -11. The stars falling on waters of earth causes a third part of waters to turns into bitter wormwood. In Hebrew la`anah is same Greek word absinthion that means its undrinkable. Absinthe in France is distilled from the species of plant, “southernwood” or “old man, cultivated in cottage gardens as fragrance species. The bitter plant’s bitterness is likened to lips of a strange narcissist woman sweet as honeycomb. Her mouth smoother than oil but in the end is her bitter destruction of a victim like WORMWOOD so two edged sword. Her feet leads down to death, her steps send people into hell says Proverbs 5:3-5. Wormwood name of a star Revelation in 8:10-11. A third angel sounds trumpet and a great star blazing like a torch falls from the sky on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water, the name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters turn bitter many people die from bitter waters is third trumpet of judgments in Revelations. Revelation 5:4:5 opened by Jesus’ sealed book of Daniel sealed with seven seals for the endtimes. God’s plan reveals prophecy of Lion of Zion of tribe of Judah who prevailed to open the book to loose the seven seals in Revelation 5:4-5. Wormwood is prophecies of Christ in Bible in Matthew, Mark, Luke fulfilled. Matthew 24 prophecy is fulfilling seven seals in Revelation so the first seal is the false prophets; and second is war; third, famine; fourth plagues, pestilence; fifth tribulations sixth death, heavenly signs. The seventh seven trumpets is of return of Jesus Christ at seventh final trumpet, Jesus Second Coming to the earth to rule after seven seals. A false leader has bow and crown conquering and to conquer in Revelation 6:1-2 using false religion In Matthew 24. True gospel is preached around the world but false Christs shall come in My name, saying, I am Christ to deceive many in verses 4-5 so elect to be alert not to be deceived as whole world is in Revelation 12:9. Second is wars as peace is taken from earth they kill one another with sword” in Revelation 6:4. Wars and rumours of wars but be not troubled for all these things must come to pass but end is not yet” says Matthew 24:6. Nuclear bombs accumulate or land mine detonated kill millions each year. Many cannot farm the land due to wars or land mines causing famines in Third Seal. Drought and famine cause plagues pestilence locusts, disease so death, hell, grave, power to kill with sword, hunger, death, beasts of earth. Fourth of seventh seals death in Matthew 24 is nations rise against nations and kingdoms against kingdom, famines, earthquakes in many places” in Matthew 24:7 worldwide. But “All these are beginning of the sorrows” Christ warned about in verse 8. These event before His return. Seven trumpets judgments of seventh seal in Revelation 8:1-5. The first trumpet causes hail fire destroying much of plant life in world in Revelation 8:7. The second trumpet brings meteor, comet, or other heavenly body hitting the oceans causing death of one-third of world’s sea life, Revelation 8:8-9. Third trumpet similar to second, affects world’s lakes and rivers instead of oceans in Revelation 8:10-11. Causes a third part of all fresh water on earth to turn bitter so many people die from drinking it. The word “wormwood” is mentioned in New Testament, appears 8 times in Old Testament associated with bitterness, poison and death. The Bible predicts Earth will experience massive pole shift and earthquakes when Sixth Seal is opened so evidence shows a pole shift has occurred. The mechanism that causes perturbing Earth’s axis of planet, cataclysmic interruptions wobble earth unstably. These physical manifestations are ongoing in earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, tornadoes, flashfloods, forest wildfires, mudslides, volcanoues and a red, blue, snow, black moon, imminent chaos of the birthpang pains exactly as Jesus predicted in Matthew 24. The Revelation passage confirms saying from God using falling stars on earth is actually called Wormwood. Inhabitants of earth’s wormwood well-known bitter herb in Bible times. Wormwood’s star has effect bitter on waters of the earth so the water is undrinkable. It won’t be a matter of simply bitter taste of water, it will literally be poisonous. If drinking water is unavailable to one third of the earth’s population, it is easy to see how chaos and terror will result. As humans can only survive couple of days without water. The inhabitants of affected areas will be so desperate they actually drink the poisoned water, causing the deaths of thousands and millions of people. So this prophecy is yet to come in the last seven years of tribulation age known as 70th week of Daniel. This is one of the natural disasters of 7 trumpets to usher in rise of antiChrist to world power very quickly in Revelation, chapter 13. Then one-third of earth destroyed by trumpet judgments in partial judgment God. HIS full wrath yet to be unleashed in Great Tribulation to destroy earth. So Biblical interpretations of the end time signs of the WRATH of God unfolding. A number of Bible scholars say term Wormwood is symbolic representation of all bitterness to fill earth during the troubled times. The plant Wormwood named, Artemisia absinthium, Mugwort, and the Artemisia vulgaris, is known Biblical metaphor for things unpalatably bitter. Wormwood is чорнобиль chornobyl Ukrainian name of town Chernobyl nuclear disaster that destroyed parts of the earth, trees and plant life and killed people. 2 Timothy 3:1 says in the last days perilous times shall come. Floods, wildfires, droughts, locusts, plagues, earthquakes gets worse until Rapture of Jesus. AFTER THESE THINGS GREAT TRIBULATION OF EVIL UNSEEN BEFORE HAPPENS ON EARTH. Repent before too late so Jesus will save you in Jesus Name to escape to heaven.
THE BIBLE VERSES ON WORMWOOD
Revelation 8:10-11 – A third angel sounds and there fell great star from heaven burning like a lamp fell on a third part of rivers, fountain waters. The name of star is Wormwood, third part of waters became wormwood so many men and women died of bitter waters.
Deuteronomy 29:18 – If any among you as man, woman, family, tribe turn heart away from the LORD our God to serve other gods of other nations they will be the root bearing gall wormwood.
Numbers 5:11-31 – Wormwood ordeal is bitter water given to wife to drink if husband suspects her of adultery. If no witnesses the priest gives her the bitter wormwood drink. If guilty her stomach swells is cursed and divorced. Women cruel to their husband are wormwood.
Jeremiah 9:15 – Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel I will feed these people with wormwood and give them water of gall of wormwood to drink.
Jeremiah 23:15 – Thus saith the LORD of hosts about the prophets Behold, I will feed them with wormwood make them drink the water of gall from prophets of Jerusalem whose profaneness is gone to all the land.
Lamentations 3:15 – So filled with bitterness and drunk with wormwood.
Lamentations 3:19- Afflictions of misery is like the wormwood gall.
Amos 5:7- You turn good judgment to wormwood and leave righteousness on earth.
Matthew George, Wormwood
wurm’-wood (la’anah (Deuteronomy 29:18; Proverbs 5:4; Jeremiah 9:15; 23:15; Lamentations 3:15,19; Amos 5:7; 6:12, NKJV; apsinthos in Revelation 8:11
Easton Bible Dictionary, Masterman
E. W. G. Masterman, Woodwood
Wormwood, King James Dictionary.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary 1901.
Encyclopedias – International Standard Bible Encyclopedia – Wormwood
King James Dictionary – Wormwood
Jack Van Impe’s Prophecy Dictionary