Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The words of a talebearer seem smooth, but they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.
In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood; and in thee they eat upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.
1 Samuel 24:9
And David said to Saul, Why hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?