Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And David said to Saul, Wherefore hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeketh thy hurt?
1 Samuel 26:19
Now, therefore, I pray thee, let my lord the king hear the words of his servant, - If, Yahweh, have goaded thee on against me, let him accept the sweet smell of a gift, but, if the sons of men, accursed, they are before Yahweh, for they have driven me out, to-day, from joining myself with the inheritance of Yahweh, saying - Go, serve other gods!
Thou shalt not go about talebearing, among thy people Thou shalt not stand by, over the blood of thy neighbour: I, am Yahweh.
He that uttereth slander in secret against his friend, him, will I root out; One of lofty eyes, and of an ambitious heart, him shall I not be able to endure.
Their judges, have been hurled down by a crag, Now have men heard my sayings, for they have become sweet.
A perverse man, sendeth forth strife, and, a tattler, separateth intimate friends.
Discord, giveth heed to the aggrieving lip, - Falsehood, giveth ear to the destroying tongue.
the words of a tattler, are dainties, they, therefore go down into the chambers of the inner man.
A north wind, bringeth forth rain, and, a face stirred with indignation, a secretive tongue.
Without wood a fire is quenched, and, where there is no tattler, strife is hushed.
When a ruler giveth heed to the word of falsehood, all his attendants, become lawless.
Moreover, not to all the words which men speak, do thou apply thy heart, - lest thou hear thine own servant reviling thee!
And, the tongue, is a fire, - as , the world of unrighteousness, the tongue, becometh fixed among our members, that which defileth the whole body and setteth on fire the wheel of our natural life, and is set on fire, by gehenna!