“For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.”
King James Version (KJV)
Ac 8:23 For I perceive that thou art. His great sin had brought him into the state now described. In the gall of bitterness. The gall of reptiles was considered by ancients the source of their venom. The expression would denote moral corruption. In the bond of iniquity. Bound by iniquity.