Character Assassination

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 26:24-25

Someone who hates hides behind his words, harboring deceit within himself. Though he speaks graciously, don't believe him, for there are seven detestable things in his heart.

Job 19:9

"He has stripped me of my honor; he has stolen the crown off my head!

Matthew 23:34

"That is why I am sending you prophets, wise men, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will whip in your synagogues and persecute from town to town.

Ezekiel 22:9

Slanderous men live among you, intent on shedding blood. They've eaten at the top of mountain shrines. They've crafted plans to do evil things among you.

Leviticus 19:16

"You are not to go around slandering your people. "You are not to stand idle when your neighbor's life is at stake. I am the LORD.

Proverbs 6:16-19

Here are six things that the LORD hates seven, in fact, are detestable to him: Arrogant eyes, a lying tongue, and hands shedding innocent blood; a heart crafting evil plans, feet running swiftly to wickedness,read more.
a false witness snorting lies, and someone sowing quarrels between brothers.

Ephesians 4:29-32

Let no filthy talk be heard from your mouths, but only what is good for building up people and meeting the need of the moment. This way you will administer grace to those who hear you. Do not grieve the Holy Spirit, by whom you were marked with a seal for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred. read more.
And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another just as God has forgiven you in the Messiah.

Psalm 31:13

I have heard the slander of many; it is like terror all around me, as they conspire together and plot to take my life.

Psalm 109:1-3

God, whom I praise, do not be silent, for the mouths of wicked and deceitful people are opened against me; they speak against me with lying tongues. They surround me with hate-filled words, attacking me for no reason.

Proverbs 11:9

By what he says, the godless person can destroy his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

Isaiah 29:20-21

For the ruthless will vanish, and mockers will disappear, and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down those who make a person appear to be the offender in a lawsuit, who set a trap for someone who is making his defense in court, and push aside the innocent with specious arguments.

Luke 7:33

Because John the Baptist has come neither eating bread nor drinking wine, yet you say, "He has a demon!'

Acts 14:2

But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.

Matthew 27:39-44

Those who passed by kept insulting him, shaking their heads, and saying, "You who were going to destroy the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days save yourself! If you're the Son of God, come down from the cross!" In the same way the high priests, along with the scribes and elders, were also making fun of him. They kept saying, read more.
"He saved others but can't save himself! He is the king of Israel. Let him come down from the cross now, and we will believe in him. He trusts in God. Let God rescue him, if he wants to do so now. After all, he said, "I am the Son of God.'" In a similar way, the bandits who were being crucified with him kept insulting him.

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