Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.

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Bible References

That goeth

Proverbs 11:13
He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets,
But he who is trustworthy conceals a matter.
Proverbs 18:8
The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels,
And they go down into the innermost parts of the body.
Proverbs 26:20
For lack of wood the fire goes out,
And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.
Leviticus 19:16
You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the Lord.

Meddle

Proverbs 24:21
My son, fear the Lord and the king;
Do not associate with those who are given to change,

Flattereth

Proverbs 16:29
A man of violence entices his neighbor
And leads him in a way that is not good.
Romans 16:18
For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

General references

Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you,
Do not consent.