Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

General references

Bible References

Backbiteth

Psalm 101:5
I will destroy anyone who slanders his neighbor in secret. I will not tolerate anyone who has a cocky demeanor and an arrogant attitude.
Leviticus 19:16
You must not go about as a slanderer among your people. You must not stand idly by when your neighbor's life is at stake. I am the Lord.
Jeremiah 9:4
Everyone must be on his guard around his friends. He must not even trust any of his relatives. For every one of them will find some way to cheat him. And all of his friends will tell lies about him.
Romans 1:30
slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, contrivers of all sorts of evil, disobedient to parents,
Titus 3:2
They must not slander anyone, but be peaceable, gentle, showing complete courtesy to all people.
James 4:11
Do not speak against one another, brothers and sisters. He who speaks against a fellow believer or judges a fellow believer speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but its judge.
1 Peter 2:1
So get rid of all evil and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.

Doeth

1 Samuel 24:11
Look, my father, and see the edge of your robe in my hand! When I cut off the edge of your robe, I didn't kill you. So realize and understand that I am not planning evil or rebellion. Even though I have not sinned against you, you are waiting in ambush to take my life.
Isaiah 56:2
The people who do this will be blessed, the people who commit themselves to obedience, who observe the Sabbath and do not defile it, who refrain from doing anything that is wrong.
Matthew 7:12
In everything, treat others as you would want them to treat you, for this fulfills the law and the prophets.
Romans 12:17
Do not repay anyone evil for evil; consider what is good before all people.
Romans 13:10
Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
3 John 1:11
Dear friend, do not imitate what is bad but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does what is bad has not seen God.

Taketh up

Proverbs 22:10
Drive out the scorner and contention will leave; strife and insults will cease.
Proverbs 25:3
As the heaven is high and the earth is deep so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.

General references

Exodus 20:16
"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

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