Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore associate not with him who flatters with his lips.
You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.
Debate your cause with your neighbor himself; and disclose not a secret to another:
Where no wood is, there the fire goes out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.
Moreover in those days the nobles of Judah sent many letters unto Tobiah, and the letters of Tobiah came unto them.
A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.
And the men answered her, Our life for yours, if you utter not this our business. And it shall be, when the LORD has given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with you.
Then came all the princes unto Jeremiah, and asked him: and he told them according to all these words that the king had commanded. So they ceased speaking with him; for the conversation had not been heard.
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.