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Theasaurus: Gossiping

34 Bible Verses about gossiping

Most Relevant Verses

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time, they also learn to be idle, going from house to house; they are not only idle, but are also gossips and busybodies, saying things they shouldn’t say.

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Don’t pay attention to everything people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you,

Proverbs 18:8

A gossip’s words are like choice food
that goes down to one’s innermost being.

Psalm 15:3

who does not slander with his tongue,
who does not harm his friend
or discredit his neighbor,

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear that perhaps when I come I will not find you to be what I want, and I may not be found by you to be what you want;[a] there may be quarreling,(A) jealousy,(B) outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions,(C) slander,(D) gossip, arrogance, and disorder.(E)

Proverbs 18:7

A fool’s mouth is his devastation,
and his lips are a trap for his life.

Proverbs 17:4

A wicked person listens to malicious talk;
a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.

Proverbs 30:10

Don’t slander a servant to his master
or he will curse you, and you will become guilty.

1 Timothy 3:11

Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king even in your thoughts,
and do not curse a rich person even in your bedroom,
for a bird of the sky may carry the message,
and a winged creature may report the matter.

2 Timothy 2:17

And their word will spread like gangrene; Hymenaeus and Philetus are among them.

Psalm 69:12

Those who sit at the city gate talk about me,
and drunkards make up songs about me.

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear that there are some among you who walk irresponsibly, not working at all, but interfering with the work of others.

Titus 2:3

In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good,

Psalm 41:6

When one of them comes to visit, he speaks deceitfully;
he stores up evil in his heart;
he goes out and talks.

1 Corinthians 11:19

There must, indeed, be factions among you, so that those who are approved may be recognized among you.

Ezekiel 36:3

therefore, prophesy and say: This is what the Lord God says: Because they have made you desolate and have trampled you from every side, so that you became a possession for the rest of the nations and an object of people’s gossip and slander,

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