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Theasaurus: Gossip

26 Bible Verses about Gossip

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Proverbs 20:19

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

Titus 3:2

That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

James 4:11

Murmur not against one another, brethren. He that speaks evil of his brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law; but if thou judge the law, thou art not a keeper of the law, but a judge.

Proverbs 26:20

Where there is no wood, the fire goes out, so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

1 Timothy 5:13

And reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not travel about as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour. I am the LORD.

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Psalm 41:5

My enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die and his name perish?

John 7:12-13

And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him, for some said, He is a good man; others said, No, but he deceives the people. But no one spoke openly of him for fear of the Jews.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes. A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 25:9-10

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself and do not uncover the secret to another lest he that hears it put thee to shame and thine infamy not turn away.

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things does the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that are swift in running to evil,read more.
a false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.

Romans 1:29-30

being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

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Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not travel about as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour. I am the LORD.

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Proverbs 20:19

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood; and in thee they eat upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.