Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

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Proverbs 12:18
There is he talking idly as the piercings of the sword: and the tongue of the wise is healing.
Proverbs 16:28
A man of perverseness shall send forth strife: and a tale-bearer separates friends.
Proverbs 26:20
In the ceasing of wood, fire will go out: and in not being a tale-bearer, strife will subside.
Leviticus 19:16
Thou shalt not go a slanderer among thy people; thou shalt not stand upon the blood of thy neighbor: I Jehovah.
Psalm 52:2
Thy tongue will purpose mischief as a razor being sharpened, working deceit.
Psalm 64:3
Who sharpened as a sword their tongue, they bent their arrows a bitter word:

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Deuteronomy 22:14
And he set pretexts of words against her, and brought up an evil name upon her, and said, I took this woman, and I shall come near to her, and I found in her not a virgin:
1 Samuel 24:9
And David will say to Saul, Why wilt thou hear the words of man, saying, Behold, David is seeking thy hurt?