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48 Bible Verses about Backbiting

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Romans 1:28-30

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what should not be done. They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice. They are rife with envy, murder, strife, deceit, hostility. They are gossips, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, contrivers of all sorts of evil, disobedient to parents,

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.

Psalm 15:1-3

A psalm of David. Lord, who may be a guest in your home? Who may live on your holy hill? Whoever lives a blameless life, does what is right, and speaks honestly. He does not slander, or do harm to others, or insult his neighbor.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

Romans 1:30

slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, contrivers of all sorts of evil, disobedient to parents,

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.

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.

1 Timothy 5:13

And besides that, going around from house to house they learn to be lazy, and they are not only lazy, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things they should not.

Romans 1:28-32

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what should not be done. They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice. They are rife with envy, murder, strife, deceit, hostility. They are gossips, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, contrivers of all sorts of evil, disobedient to parents,read more.
senseless, covenant-breakers, heartless, ruthless. Although they fully know God's righteous decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but also approve of those who practice them.

Psalm 15:3

He does not slander, or do harm to others, or insult his neighbor.

Proverbs 26:20

Where there is no wood, a fire goes out, and where there is no gossip, contention ceases.

Proverbs 11:9

With his speech the godless person destroys his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous will be delivered.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited and understands nothing, but has an unhealthy interest in controversies and verbal disputes. This gives rise to envy, dissension, slanders, evil suspicions,

Proverbs 10:18

The one who conceals hatred utters lies, and the one who spreads slander is certainly a fool.

Proverbs 20:19

The one who goes about gossiping reveals secrets; therefore do not associate with someone who is always opening his mouth.

Galatians 5:15

However, if you continually bite and devour one another, beware that you are not consumed by one another.

Proverbs 11:13

The one who goes about slandering others reveals secrets, but the one who is trustworthy conceals a matter.

Revelation 12:10

Then I heard a loud voice in heaven saying, "The salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the ruling authority of his Christ, have now come, because the accuser of our brothers and sisters, the one who accuses them day and night before our God, has been thrown down.

1 Timothy 3:11

Likewise also their wives must be dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in every respect.

Luke 6:45

The good person out of the good treasury of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasury produces evil, for his mouth speaks from what fills his heart.

Proverbs 6:19

a false witness who pours out lies, and a person who spreads discord among family members.

Jeremiah 6:28

I reported, "All of them are the most stubborn of rebels! They are as hard as bronze or iron. They go about telling lies. They all deal corruptly.

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.

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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.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

Psalm 15:3

He does not slander, or do harm to others, or insult his neighbor.

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30

Slander » Includes » Backbiting

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

Romans 1:30

slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, contrivers of all sorts of evil, disobedient to parents,

Speaking, evil » Backbiting

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.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

Psalm 15:3

He does not slander, or do harm to others, or insult his neighbor.

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30

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