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23 Bible Verses about Slander

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Proverbs 30:10

Speak not too much about a servant to his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be held guilty.

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee there have been slanderous men to shed blood; and in thee have they eaten upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness;

Romans 1:29-31

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers, back-biters, hateful to God, insolent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, void of understanding, faithless, without natural affection, unmerciful;

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetousness, wickednesses, deceit, licentiousness, a wicked eye, injurious language, haughtiness, folly; all these wicked things go forth from within and defile the man.

Colossians 3:8

But now, put off, ye also, all these things, wrath, anger, malice, blasphemy, vile language out of your mouth.

Titus 2:3

that the elder women in like manner be in deportment as becoming those who have to say to sacred things, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is right;

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.

Psalm 120:1-2

{A Song of degrees.} In my trouble I called unto Jehovah, and he answered me. Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.

1 Samuel 24:9

And David said to Saul, Why dost thou listen to words of men, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?

Jeremiah 9:4-6

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander. And they act deceitfully every one with his neighbour, and speak not the truth: they teach their tongue to speak falsehood, they weary themselves with perverse dealing. Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

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Evil » Slander » False accusations, general references to

1 Samuel 1:14

And Eli said to her, How long wilt thou be drunken? put away thy wine from thee.

Nehemiah 6:7

And thou hast also appointed prophets to proclaim concerning thee at Jerusalem saying, There is a king in Judah! And now it will be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

Job 2:5

but put forth thy hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face!

Job 22:6

For thou hast taken a pledge of thy brother for nought, and stripped off the clothing of the naked.

Jeremiah 37:13

And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard was there whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Thou art deserting to the Chaldeans.

Evil » Slander » Of Christ and his disciples

Matthew 11:19

The Son of man has come eating and drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that is eating and wine-drinking, a friend of tax-gatherers, and of sinners: and wisdom has been justified by her children.

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We have found this man perverting our nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ, a king.

Acts 6:13

And they set false witnesses, saying, This man does not cease speaking words against the holy place and the law;

More verses: Acts 24:5

Evil » Slander » General references to

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life.

Evil » Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, Is it, in thine eyes, to honour thy father that David has sent comforters to thee? Is it not to search the city and to spy it out, and to overthrow it, that David has sent his servants to thee?

Job 1:11

But put forth thy hand now and touch all that he hath, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face!

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words.

Fools » Characteristics of » Slander

Slander » False accusations, general references to

1 Samuel 1:14

And Eli said to her, How long wilt thou be drunken? put away thy wine from thee.

Nehemiah 6:7

And thou hast also appointed prophets to proclaim concerning thee at Jerusalem saying, There is a king in Judah! And now it will be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together.

Job 2:5

but put forth thy hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face!

Job 22:6

For thou hast taken a pledge of thy brother for nought, and stripped off the clothing of the naked.

Jeremiah 37:13

And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard was there whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he laid hold on the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Thou art deserting to the Chaldeans.

Slander » Of Christ and his disciples

Matthew 11:19

The Son of man has come eating and drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that is eating and wine-drinking, a friend of tax-gatherers, and of sinners: and wisdom has been justified by her children.

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We have found this man perverting our nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ, a king.

Acts 6:13

And they set false witnesses, saying, This man does not cease speaking words against the holy place and the law;

More verses: Acts 24:5

Slander » General references to

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life.

Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, Is it, in thine eyes, to honour thy father that David has sent comforters to thee? Is it not to search the city and to spy it out, and to overthrow it, that David has sent his servants to thee?

Job 1:11

But put forth thy hand now and touch all that he hath, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face!

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words.

Slander » Includes » Bearing false witness

Luke 3:14

And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.

Slander » The wicked addicted to

Jeremiah 6:28

They are all the most rebellious of rebels, going about with slander: they are bronze and iron; they are all corrupters.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander.

Slander » Forbidden

Slander » Saints exposed to

1 Peter 4:4

Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously of you;

Psalm 38:12

And they that seek after my life lay snares for me; and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all the day long.

Psalm 109:2

For the mouth of the wicked man and the mouth of deceit are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue,

Slander » Instances of » That he was a king

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We have found this man perverting our nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ, a king.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said to him, Thou art then a king? Jesus answered, Thou sayest it, that I am a king. I have been born for this, and for this I have come into the world, that I might bear witness to the truth. Every one that is of the truth hears my voice.

John 19:1-5

Then Pilate therefore took Jesus and scourged him. And the soldiers having plaited a crown of thorns put it on his head, and put a purple robe on him, and came to him and said, Hail, king of the Jews! and gave him blows on the face. read more.
And Pilate went out again and says to them, Lo, I bring him out to you, that ye may know that I find in him no fault whatever. (Jesus therefore went forth without, wearing the crown of thorn, and the purple robe.) And he says to them, Behold the man!

Slander » Instances of » Of david, by his enemies

Psalm 64:3

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword, and have aimed their arrow, a bitter word;

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life.

Psalm 35:21

And they opened their mouth wide against me; they said, Aha! aha! our eye hath seen it.

Psalm 41:5

Mine enemies wish me evil: When will he die, and his name perish?

Slander » Includes » Defaming

Jeremiah 20:10

For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side: Report, and we will report it. All my familiars are watching for my stumbling: Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him; and we shall take our revenge on him.

Slander » Punishment for

Psalm 101:5

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of an offence; then both the men between whom the controversy is shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days; and the judges shall make thorough inquiry; and if the witness be a false witness, and he have testified falsely against his brother, read more.
then shall ye do unto him as he had thought to have done unto his brother; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst. And those that remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil in thy midst. And thine eye shall not spare: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

Slander » Includes » Whispering

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Slander » Includes » Backbiting

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Slander » Is venomous

Ecclesiastes 10:11

If the serpent bite before enchantment, then the charmer hath no advantage.

Slander » Illustrated

Proverbs 25:18

A maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow, is a man that beareth false witness against his neighbour.

Slander » Effects of » Separating friends

Slander » Effects of » Deadly wounds

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Proverbs 26:22

The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Slander » Ministers exposed to

Romans 3:8

and not, according as we are injuriously charged, and according as some affirm that we say, Let us practise evil things, that good ones may come? whose judgment is just.

2 Corinthians 6:8

through glory and dishonour, through evil report and good report: as deceivers, and true;

Slander » An abomination unto God

Proverbs 6:16

These six things doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

Slander » Saints » Should lay aside

Slander » Saints » Should give no occasion for

Slander » Christ was exposed to

Matthew 26:60

And they found none, though many false witnesses came forward. But at the last two false witnesses came forward

Slander » Effects of » Murder

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life.

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee there have been slanderous men to shed blood; and in thee have they eaten upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness;

Slander » Saints » Should keep their tongue from

Slander » Men shall give account for

Slander » Includes » Evil speaking

Psalm 41:5

Mine enemies wish me evil: When will he die, and his name perish?

Psalm 109:20

Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from Jehovah, and of them that speak evil against my soul.

Slander » Comes from the evil heart

Luke 6:45

The good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, brings forth good; and the wicked man out of the wicked, brings forth what is wicked: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Slander » Saints should keep their tongues from

Slander » Often arises from hatred

Psalm 41:7

All that hate me whisper together against me; against me do they devise my hurt.

Psalm 109:3

And with words of hatred have they encompassed me; and they fight against me without a cause.

Slander » Saints » Characterized as avoiding

Psalm 15:1

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah, who shall sojourn in thy tent? who shall dwell in the hill of thy holiness?

Psalm 15:3

He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;

Slander » Rulers exposed to

Jude 1:8

Yet in like manner these dreamers also defile the flesh, and despise lordship, and speak railingly against dignities.

Slander » Instances of » Of mephiboseth, by ziba

2 Samuel 19:24-30

And Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king. Now he had neither washed his feet, nor trimmed his beard, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came again in peace. And as soon as Jerusalem came to meet the king, the king said to him, Why didst thou not go with me, Mephibosheth? And he said, My lord, O king, my servant deceived me; for thy servant said, I will saddle me the ass, and ride thereon, and go with the king; for thy servant is lame. read more.
And he has slandered thy servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God; do therefore what is good in thy sight. For all my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king; and thou didst set thy servant among them that eat at thine own table. What further right therefore have I? and for what should I cry any more to the king? And the king said to him, Why speakest thou any more of thy matters? I have said, Thou and Ziba divide the land. And Mephibosheth said to the king, Let him even take all, since my lord the king is come again in peace to his own house.

2 Samuel 16:3

And the king said, And where is thy master's son? And Ziba said to the king, Behold, he abides at Jerusalem; for he said, To-day shall the house of Israel restore me the kingdom of my father.

Slander » Instances of » That he had a demon

John 10:20

but many of them said, He has a demon and raves; why do ye hear him?

John 8:48

The Jews answered and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan and hast a demon?

John 8:52

The Jews therefore said to him, Now we know that thou hast a demon. Abraham has died, and the prophets, and thou sayest, If any one keep my word, he shall never taste death.

Slander » Instances of » That he blasphemed

John 5:18

For this therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he had not only violated the sabbath, but also said that God was his own Father, making himself equal with God.

Mark 14:64

Ye have heard the blasphemy; what think ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death.

Slander » Includes » Babbling

Ecclesiastes 10:11

If the serpent bite before enchantment, then the charmer hath no advantage.

Slander » Saints » Should return good for

Slander » End of, is mischievous madness

Ecclesiastes 10:13

The beginning of the words of his mouth is folly; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Slander » Exemplified » Doeg

1 Samuel 22:9-11

Then answered Doeg the Edomite, who was set over the servants of Saul, and said, I saw the son of Jesse coming to Nob, to Ahimelech the son of Ahitub. And he inquired of Jehovah for him, and gave him victuals, and gave him the sword of Goliath the Philistine. Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's house, the priests that were in Nob; and they came all of them to the king.

Slander » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 11:18-19

For John has come neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a demon. The Son of man has come eating and drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that is eating and wine-drinking, a friend of tax-gatherers, and of sinners: and wisdom has been justified by her children.

Slander » A characteristic of the devil

Slander » Includes » Tale-bearing

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.

Slander » Servants of God exposed to

Romans 3:8

and not, according as we are injuriously charged, and according as some affirm that we say, Let us practise evil things, that good ones may come? whose judgment is just.

2 Corinthians 6:8

through glory and dishonour, through evil report and good report: as deceivers, and true;

Slander » Instances of » That he was seditious

Luke 22:65

And they said many other injurious things to him.

Luke 23:5

But they insisted, saying, He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judaea, beginning from Galilee even on to here.

Slander » Effects of » Strife

Proverbs 26:20

Where no wood is, the fire goeth out; and where there is no talebearer, the contention ceaseth.

Slander » Includes » Tattling

1 Timothy 5:13

And, at the same time, they learn also to be idle, going about to people's houses; and not only idle, but also gossipers and meddlers, speaking things not becoming.

Slander » Should give no occasion for

Slander » Should be discountenanced with anger

Slander » They who indulge in, are fools

Slander » Minister's wives should avoid

Slander » Idleness leads to

1 Timothy 5:13

And, at the same time, they learn also to be idle, going about to people's houses; and not only idle, but also gossipers and meddlers, speaking things not becoming.

Slander » Exemplified » Princes of ammon

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, Is it, in thine eyes, to honour thy father that David has sent comforters to thee? Is it not to search the city and to spy it out, and to overthrow it, that David has sent his servants to thee?

Slander » Exemplified » Children of belial

1 Kings 21:13

And there came the two men, sons of Belial, and sat before him; and the men of Belial witnessed against him, against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. And they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Slander » Exemplified » Jeremiah's enemies

Jeremiah 38:4

And the princes said unto the king, Let this man, we pray thee, be put to death; for why should he weaken the hands of the men of war that remain in this city, and the hands of all the people, in speaking to them according to these words? for this man seeketh not the welfare of this people, but the hurt.

Slander » Exemplified » Ziba

2 Samuel 16:3

And the king said, And where is thy master's son? And Ziba said to the king, Behold, he abides at Jerusalem; for he said, To-day shall the house of Israel restore me the kingdom of my father.

Slander » Effects of » Discord among brethren

Slander » Includes » Judging uncharitably

James 4:11-12

Speak not against one another, brethren. He that speaks against his brother, or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if thou judgest the law, thou art not doer of the law, but judge. One is the lawgiver and judge, who is able to save and to destroy: but who art thou who judgest thy neighbour?

Slander » Includes » Repeating matters

Slander » Includes » Evil surmising

1 Timothy 6:4

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, out of which arise envy, strife, injurious words, evil suspicions,

Slander » Should not be listened to

1 Samuel 24:9

And David said to Saul, Why dost thou listen to words of men, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?

Slander » Hypocrites addicted to

Slander » Is destructive

Slander » Exemplified » Laban's sons

Genesis 31:1

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and of what was our father's he has acquired all this glory.

Slander » Exemplified » Gashmu

Nehemiah 6:6

in which was written: It is reported among the nations, and Gashmu says it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel, for which cause thou buildest the wall, and according to these words thou wilt become their king.

Slander » Saints » Blessed in enduring

Slander » They who indulge in, not to be trusted

Jeremiah 9:4

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander.

Slander » Instances of » Joseph by potiphar's wife

Genesis 39:14-18

that she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, See, he has brought in a Hebrew man to us, to mock us: he came in to me, to lie with me; and I cried with a loud voice; and it came to pass when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled and went out. And she laid his garment by her until his lord came home. read more.
And she spoke to him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew bondman that thou hast brought to us came in to me to mock me; and it came to pass as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled forth.

Slander » Instances of » Of naboth, by jezebel

1 Kings 21:9-14

And she wrote in the letter saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth at the head of the people; and set two men, sons of Belial, before him, and they shall bear witness against him saying, Thou didst curse God and the king; and carry him out, and stone him, that he may die. And the men of his city, the elders and the nobles that dwelt in his city, did as Jezebel had sent to them, as it was written in the letter that she had sent to them: read more.
they proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth at the head of the people. And there came the two men, sons of Belial, and sat before him; and the men of Belial witnessed against him, against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. And they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died. And they sent to Jezebel saying, Naboth is stoned, and is dead.

Slander » Exemplified » David's enemies

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many terror on every side when they take counsel together against me: they plot to take away my life.

Slander » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Ezra 4:7-16

And in the days of Artaxerxes, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of his companions, wrote to Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in Aramaic, and interpreted in Aramaic. Rehum the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king after this sort: Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions, the Dinaites, and the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Shushanchites, the Dehaites, the Elamites, read more.
and the rest of the peoples whom the great and noble Osnappar brought over and settled in the cities of Samaria, and the rest of the country on this side the river, and so forth. This is the copy of the letter that they sent to him: To Artaxerxes the king: Thy servants the men on this side the river, and so forth. Be it known to the king that the Jews who came up from thee unto us have come to Jerusalem; they are building the rebellious and the bad city, and they complete the walls and join up the foundations. Be it known therefore unto the king, that, if this city be built and the walls be completed, they will not pay tribute, tax, and toll, and in the end it will bring damage to the kings. Now, since we eat the salt of the palace, and it is not right for us to see the king's injury, therefore have we sent and informed the king; that search may be made in the book of the annals of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the annals and know that this city is a rebellious city, which has done damage to kings and provinces, and that they have raised sedition within the same of old time, for which cause this city was destroyed. We inform the king that if this city be built and its walls be completed, by this means thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.

Slander » Includes » Raising false reports

Slander » Saints » Should be warned against

Titus 3:1-2

Put them in mind to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient to rule, to be ready to do every good work, to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

Slander » The nearest relations exposed to

Slander » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:8

And Haman said to king Ahasuerus, There is a people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from those of every people, and they keep not the king's laws; and it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.

Slander » Is a deceitful work

Psalm 52:2

Thy tongue deviseth mischievous things, like a sharp razor, practising deceit.

Slander » The wicked love

Psalm 52:4

Thou hast loved all devouring words, O deceitful tongue!

Slander » Instances of » Of jeremiah, by the jews

Jeremiah 18:18

And they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor word from the prophet. Come and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Slander » Exemplified » Enemies of stephen

Slander » Exemplified » Enemies of paul

Acts 17:7

whom Jason has received; and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying, that there is another king, Jesus.

Slander » Exemplified » priests

Mark 15:3

And the chief priests accused him urgently.

Slander » Characterized as avoiding

Psalm 15:1

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah, who shall sojourn in thy tent? who shall dwell in the hill of thy holiness?

Psalm 15:3

He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;

Slander » Should be warned against

Titus 3:1-2

Put them in mind to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient to rule, to be ready to do every good work, to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

Slander » Women warned against

Titus 2:3

that the elder women in like manner be in deportment as becoming those who have to say to sacred things, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is right;

Slander » Characteristic of » The Devil

Slander » Instances of » Of jesus, by the jews falsely charging that he was a winebibber (wino)

Matthew 11:19

The Son of man has come eating and drinking, and they say, Behold, a man that is eating and wine-drinking, a friend of tax-gatherers, and of sinners: and wisdom has been justified by her children.

Slander » Instances of » The land of canaan misrepresented by the spies

Numbers 14:36

And the men whom Moses had sent to search out the land, who returned, and made the whole assembly to murmur against him, by bringing up an evil report upon the land,

Slander » Wives of God's servants should avoid

Slander » Those who indulge in, are fools

Slander » People shall give account for

Slander » Evil people addicted to

Slander » Saints should lay aside

Slander » Causes anger

Slander » The tongue of, is a scourge

Job 5:21

Thou shalt be hidden from the scourge of the tongue; and thou shalt not be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

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Slander » Wicked people love

Psalm 52:4

Thou hast loved all devouring words, O deceitful tongue!

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