The perverse man sows strife, and the tale bearer separates princes.
He that covers a transgression seeks love, but he that repeats a matter separates very friends.
The words of a talebearer seem smooth, but they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
Now the serpent was more astute than all the animals of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Has God indeed said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
And David said to Saul, Why hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?
a false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.
Where there is no wood, the fire goes out, so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.
Surely the churning of milk brings forth butter and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood; so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife.
being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,
If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to the doctrine which is according to godliness,
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars against the truth.