Character Assassination

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 26:24-25

A hateful person disguises himself with his speech
and harbors deceit within. When he speaks graciously, don’t believe him,
for there are seven abominations in his heart.

Job 19:9

He has stripped me of my honor
and removed the crown from my head.

Matthew 23:34

This is why I am sending you prophets, sages, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and hound from town to town.

Ezekiel 22:9

There are men within you who slander in order to shed blood. People who live in you eat at the mountain shrines; they commit immoral acts within you.

Leviticus 19:16

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

Proverbs 6:16-19

The Lord hates six things;
in fact, seven are detestable to Him: arrogant eyes, a lying tongue,
hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that plots wicked schemes,
feet eager to run to evil,read more.
a lying witness who gives false testimony,
and one who stirs up trouble among brothers.

Ephesians 4:29-32

No foul language is to come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives grace to those who hear. And don’t grieve God’s Holy Spirit. You were sealed by Him for the day of redemption. All bitterness, anger and wrath, shouting and slander must be removed from you, along with all malice. read more.
And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.

Psalm 31:13

I have heard the gossip of many;
terror is on every side.
When they conspired against me,
they plotted to take my life.

Psalm 109:1-3

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.God of my praise, do not be silent. For wicked and deceitful mouths open against me;
they speak against me with lying tongues. They surround me with hateful words
and attack me without cause.

Proverbs 11:9

With his mouth the ungodly destroys his neighbor,
but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.

Isaiah 29:20-21

For the ruthless one will vanish,
the scorner will disappear,
and all those who lie in wait with evil intent
will be killed— those who, with their speech,
accuse a person of wrongdoing,
who set a trap at the gate for the mediator,
and without cause deprive the righteous of justice.

Luke 7:33

For John the Baptist did not come eating bread or drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon!’

Acts 14:2

But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up and poisoned the minds of the Gentiles against the brothers.

Matthew 27:39-44

Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads and saying, “The One who would demolish the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross!” In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked Him and said, read more.
“He saved others, but He cannot save Himself! He is the King of Israel! Let Him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in Him. He has put His trust in God; let God rescue Him now—if He wants Him! For He said, ‘I am God’s Son.’” In the same way even the criminals who were crucified with Him kept taunting Him.

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