Character Assassination

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 26:24-25

On his lips, an enemy will pretend, but {inside} he will harbor deceit. When he makes his voice gracious, do not believe him, for seven abominations [are] in his heart.

Job 19:9

He has taken my glory from me, and he has removed the crown of my head.

Matthew 23:34

For this [reason], behold, I am sending to you prophets and wise men and scribes. [Some] of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and will pursue from town to town,

Ezekiel 22:9

Slanderous men are {among you} to shed blood, and they, {among you}, eat upon the mountains; they do wickedness in the midst of you.

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go [about with] slander among your people; {you shall not endanger your neighbor's life}; I [am] Yahweh.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six [things] Yahweh hates, and seven [things are] abominations of his soul: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a devising heart, plans of deception, feet that hurry to run to evil,read more.
a false witness who breathes lies and sends out discord between brothers.

Ephesians 4:29-32

{No rotten word must proceed} from your mouth, but only something good for the building up of the need, in order that it may give grace to those who hear, and do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. All bitterness, and rage, and wrath, and clamor, and abusive speech, must be removed from you, together with all more.
Become kind toward one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as also God in Christ has forgiven you.

Psalm 31:13

For I hear [the] rumor of many, "Terror on every side!" When conspiring together against me, they have plotted to take my life.

Psalm 109:1-3

O God of my praise, do not keep silent, for {wicked and deceitful mouths} have opened against me. They speak to me with a lying tongue. They also surround me with words of hate, and fight me without cause.

Proverbs 11:9

With a mouth, the godless shall destroy his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.

Isaiah 29:20-21

For [the] tyrant shall be no more, and [the] scoffer shall come to an end. And all those lying in wait for evil shall be cut off; those who mislead a person into sin with a word and set a trap for the {arbitrator} in the gate and guide away [the] righteous by emptiness.

Acts 14:2

But the Jews who were disobedient stirred up and {poisoned the minds} of the Gentiles against the brothers.

Matthew 27:39-44

And those who passed by reviled him, shaking their heads and saying, "The one who would destroy the temple and rebuild [it] in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the cross!" In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking [him], saying,read more.
"He saved others; he is not able to save himself! He is the king of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him! He trusts in God; let him deliver him now if he wants to, because he said, 'I am the Son of God'!" And in the same [way] even the robbers who were crucified with him were reviling him.

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