Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A perverse man sows strife: and a whisperer separates best friends.
Where no wood is, there the fire goes out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:
For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
Every day they twist my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.
Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,