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48 Bible Verses about Backbiting

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Romans 1:28-30

And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong. They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, and malice. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, arrogant, proud, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

Psalm 15:1-3

A Description of the GodlyA Davidic psalm. Lord, who can dwell in Your tent?
Who can live on Your holy mountain? The one who lives honestly, practices righteousness,
and acknowledges the truth in his heart— who does not slander with his tongue,
who does not harm his friend
or discredit his neighbor,

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear that perhaps when I come I will not find you to be what I want, and I may not be found by you to be what you want;[a] there may be quarreling,(A) jealousy,(B) outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions,(C) slander,(D) gossip, arrogance, and disorder.(E)

Leviticus 19:16

You must not go about spreading slander among your people; you must not jeopardize your neighbor’s life; I am Yahweh.

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time, they also learn to be idle, going from house to house; they are not only idle, but are also gossips and busybodies, saying things they shouldn’t say.

Romans 1:28-32

And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong. They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, and malice. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, arrogant, proud, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,read more.
undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, and unmerciful. Although they know full well God’s just sentence—that those who practice such things deserve to die—they not only do them, but even applaud others who practice them.

Psalm 15:3

who does not slander with his tongue,
who does not harm his friend
or discredit his neighbor,

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited, understanding nothing, but has a sick interest in disputes and arguments over words. From these come envy, quarreling, slander, evil suspicions,

Colossians 3:8

But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, watch out, or you will be consumed by one another.

1 Timothy 3:11

Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.

1 Corinthians 4:13

when we are slandered, we respond graciously. Even now, we are like the world’s garbage, like the dirt everyone scrapes off their sandals.

Luke 6:45

A good man produces good out of the good storeroom of his heart. An evil man produces evil out of the evil storeroom, for his mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.

Proverbs 6:19

a lying witness who gives false testimony,
and one who stirs up trouble among brothers.

Jeremiah 6:28

All are stubborn rebels
spreading slander.
They are bronze and iron;
all of them are corrupt.

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Evil » Speech evil speaking » Backbiting

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear that perhaps when I come I will not find you to be what I want, and I may not be found by you to be what you want;[a] there may be quarreling,(A) jealousy,(B) outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions,(C) slander,(D) gossip, arrogance, and disorder.(E)

Psalm 15:3

who does not slander with his tongue,
who does not harm his friend
or discredit his neighbor,

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30

Slander » Includes » Backbiting

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear that perhaps when I come I will not find you to be what I want, and I may not be found by you to be what you want;[a] there may be quarreling,(A) jealousy,(B) outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions,(C) slander,(D) gossip, arrogance, and disorder.(E)

Speaking, evil » Backbiting

Psalm 101:5

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear that perhaps when I come I will not find you to be what I want, and I may not be found by you to be what you want;[a] there may be quarreling,(A) jealousy,(B) outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions,(C) slander,(D) gossip, arrogance, and disorder.(E)

Psalm 15:3

who does not slander with his tongue,
who does not harm his friend
or discredit his neighbor,

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30

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