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Theasaurus: Gossip

26 Bible Verses about Gossip

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 20:19

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore associate not with him who flatters with his lips.

James 4:11

Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaks evil of his brother, and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law, and judges the law: but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge.

Proverbs 26:20

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

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

1 Timothy 5:13

And at the same time they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but gossips also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

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, Nay; but he deceives the people. However no man 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 blows. A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 25:9-10

Debate your cause with your neighbor himself; and disclose not a secret to another: Lest he that hears it put you to shame, and the evil report turns not 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

You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

Proverbs 20:19

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore associate not with him who flatters with his lips.

Ezekiel 22:9

In you are men that slander to shed blood: and in you they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of you they commit lewdness.