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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; there may be quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

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, among whom are Hymenaeus and Philetus.

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.

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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