Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.

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A talebearer

Proverbs 20:19
He reveals a secret, he who walks [about with] gossip, and do not associate with a babbler's lips.
Leviticus 19:16
You shall not go [about with] slander among your people; {you shall not endanger your neighbor's life}; I [am] Yahweh.


Proverbs 25:9
Argue your argument with your neighbor [himself], the secret of another do not disclose,
Proverbs 26:20
For lack of wood, a fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, quarreling will cease.
Nehemiah 6:17
Also, in those days the nobles of Judah increasingly sent their letters to Tobiah, and [letters] from Tobiah returned to them.


Proverbs 14:5
A faithful witness does not lie, but he who breathes out falsehood is a witness of deceit.
Joshua 2:14
And the men said to her, "{Our lives for yours}. If you do not report this business of ours, {we will show you loyalty and faithfulness} when Yahweh gives us the land."
Jeremiah 38:27
And all the officials came to Jeremiah and questioned him, and he informed them like all these words that the king commanded. So they fell silent, for the {conversation} was not heard.

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Exodus 20:16
"You shall not testify against your neighbor [with] a false witness.