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Theasaurus: Gossip

26 Bible Verses about Gossip

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Titus 3:2

They are not to insult anyone or be argumentative. Instead, they are to be gentle and perfectly courteous to everyone.

James 4:11

Do not criticize each other, brothers. Whoever makes it his habit to criticize his brother or to judge his brother is judging the Law and condemning the Law. But if you condemn the Law, you are not a practicer of the Law but its judge.

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time, they also learn how to be lazy while going from house to house. Not only this, but they even become gossips and keep busy by interfering in other people's lives, saying things they should not say.

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.

Psalm 41:5

As for my enemies, with malice they said, "When will he die and memory of his name perish?"

John 7:12-13

And there was a great deal of discussion about him among the crowds. Some were saying, "He is a good man," while others were saying, "No, he is deceiving the crowds!" Nevertheless, no one would speak openly about him because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's words bring strife, and his mouth invites fighting. A fool's mouth is his unraveling, and his lips entrap himself.

Proverbs 25:9-10

Instead, take up the matter with your neighbor, and don't betray another person's confidence. Otherwise, anyone who hears will make you ashamed, and your bad reputation will never leave you.

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.

Romans 1:29-30

They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed, and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and viciousness. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, haughty, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to their parents,

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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.

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.

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