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Theasaurus: Gossip

26 Bible Verses about Gossip

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 20:19

He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; therefore don't keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.

1 Timothy 5:13

Besides, they also learn to be idle, going about from house to house. Not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not.

Leviticus 19:16

"'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people. "'You shall not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am Yahweh.

Psalm 41:5

My enemies speak evil against me: "When will he die, and his name perish?"

John 7:12-13

There was much murmuring among the multitudes concerning him. Some said, "He is a good man." Others said, "Not so, but he leads the multitude astray." Yet no one spoke openly of him for fear of the Jews.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips come into strife, and his mouth invites beatings. A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are a snare to his soul.

Proverbs 25:9-10

Debate your case with your neighbor, and don't betray the confidence of another; lest one who hears it put you to shame, and your bad reputation never depart.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things which Yahweh hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood; a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are swift in running to mischief,read more.
a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.

Romans 1:29-30

being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers, backbiters, hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

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Gossip » Forbidden

Leviticus 19:16

"'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people. "'You shall not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am Yahweh.

Proverbs 20:19

He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; therefore don't keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

Ezekiel 22:9

Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.