Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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That goeth

Proverbs 11:13
He who goes around as a tale-bearer reveals secrets, but he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter.
Proverbs 18:8
The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts.
Proverbs 26:20
For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, contention ceases.
Leviticus 19:16
Thou shall not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people, neither shall thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor. I am LORD.


Proverbs 24:21
My son, fear thou LORD and the king, [and] do not associate with those who are given to change.


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 kind serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly. And by their smooth words and elegant speech they deceive the hearts of the naive.

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Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.