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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Bible References


Proverbs 12:18
There is one who speaks rashly, like the thrust of a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Proverbs 16:28
A person of perversity will spread dissent, and he who whispers separates a close friend.
Proverbs 26:20
For lack of wood, a fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, quarreling will cease.
Leviticus 19:16
You shall not go [about with] slander among your people; {you shall not endanger your neighbor's life}; I [am] Yahweh.
Psalm 52:2
Your tongue plans destruction, like a sharp razor, working deceit.
Psalm 64:3
who sharpen their tongue like a sword. They bend [their bow to shoot] their arrows--bitter words,

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Deuteronomy 22:14
and {he accuses her falsely}, and {he defames her}, and he says 'This woman I took and I lay with her and {I discovered that she was not a virgin},'
1 Samuel 24:9
Then David said to Saul, "Why do you listen to the words of people who say: 'Look, David [is] {seeking to do you harm}'?