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Theasaurus: Gossip

26 Bible Verses about Gossip

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Proverbs 20:19

He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that openeth his lips.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

Proverbs 26:20

Where no wood is, the fire goeth out; and where there is no talebearer, the contention ceaseth.

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

1 Timothy 5:13

And, at the same time, they learn also to be idle, going about to people's houses; and not only idle, but also gossipers and meddlers, speaking things not becoming.

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.

Psalm 41:5

Mine enemies wish me evil: When will he die, and his name perish?

John 7:12-13

And there was much murmuring concerning him among the crowds. Some said, He is a good man; others said, No; but he deceives the crowd. However, no one spoke openly concerning him on account of their fear of the Jews.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes. A fool's mouth is destruction to him, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Proverbs 25:9-10

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour, but reveal not the secret of another; lest he that heareth it disgrace thee, and thine evil report turn not away.

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood; a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations; feet that are swift in running to mischief;read more.
a false witness that uttereth lies, and he that soweth discords among brethren.

Romans 1:29-30

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers, back-biters, hateful to God, insolent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

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Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.

Proverbs 20:19

He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that openeth his lips.

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee there have been slanderous men to shed blood; and in thee have they eaten upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness;