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23 Bible Verses about Slander

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Proverbs 30:10

Do not accuse a slave in the presence of his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty.

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood; and in thee they eat upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

Romans 1:29-31

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, without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, without mercy.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

Mark 7:21-23

For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth the evil thoughts, the adulteries, the fornications, the murders, the thefts, the covetousness, the wickedness, the deceit, the lasciviousness, the evil eye, the slander, the pride, the unwiseness: all these evil things come out from within and defile the man.

Colossians 3:8

But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of honesty;

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not travel about as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour. I am the LORD.

Psalm 120:1-2

In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he answered me. Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips and from a deceitful tongue.

1 Samuel 24:9

And David said to Saul, Why hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeks thy hurt?

Jeremiah 9:4-6

Take heed each one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders. And they will deceive each one his neighbour and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies and weary themselves to commit iniquity. Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.

Titus 3:2

That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

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Evil » Slander » False accusations, general references to

1 Samuel 1:14

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

Nehemiah 6:7

And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah! And now these words shall be heard by the king. 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 thou shalt see if he does not blaspheme thee to thy face.

Job 22:6

For thou didst take a pledge from thy brother without cause and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Jeremiah 37:13

And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.

Evil » Slander » Of Christ and his disciples

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.

Acts 6:13

and set up false witnesses, who said, This man does not cease to speak blasphemous words against this holy place and the law,

More verses: Acts 24:5

Evil » Slander » General references to

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take heed each one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many; fear was on every side; while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

Evil » Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the sons of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Does it appear unto thee that David has sent comforters unto thee to honour thy father? Has not David rather sent his slaves unto thee to search the city and to spy it out and to overthrow it?

Job 1:11

But put forth thy hand now and touch all that he has, and thou shalt see if he will not blaspheme thee to thy face.

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has 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 unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken? Put away thy wine from thee.

Nehemiah 6:7

And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah! And now these words shall be heard by the king. 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 thou shalt see if he does not blaspheme thee to thy face.

Job 22:6

For thou didst take a pledge from thy brother without cause and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Jeremiah 37:13

And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.

Slander » Of Christ and his disciples

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.

Acts 6:13

and set up false witnesses, who said, This man does not cease to speak blasphemous words against this holy place and the law,

More verses: Acts 24:5

Slander » General references to

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take heed each one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many; fear was on every side; while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

Slander » Examples of

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the sons of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Does it appear unto thee that David has sent comforters unto thee to honour thy father? Has not David rather sent his slaves unto thee to search the city and to spy it out and to overthrow it?

Job 1:11

But put forth thy hand now and touch all that he has, and thou shalt see if he will not blaspheme thee to thy face.

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Amos 7:10

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has 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 the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Oppress no one, neither accuse anyone falsely; and be content with your wages.

Slander » The wicked addicted to

Jeremiah 6:28

They are all rebellious princes; they walk with deception: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take heed each one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

Slander » Forbidden

Slander » Saints exposed to

1 Peter 4:4

And it seems strange to those that speak evil of you, that ye do not run with them to the same unchecked dissolution;

Psalm 38:12

Those that seek after my life lay snares for me, and those that seek my hurt speak calamities and imagine deceits all the day long.

Psalm 109:2

for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me; they have spoken of me with a lying tongue.

Slander » Instances of » That he was a king

Luke 23:2

And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I AM king. To this end I was born, and for this cause I came into the world, that I should bear witness unto 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 platted a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they put a purple robe on him and said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands. read more.
Pilate therefore went forth again and said unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him. Then Jesus came forth, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. And Pilate said unto them, Behold the man!

Slander » Instances of » Of david, by his enemies

Psalm 64:3

Who whet their tongue like a sword and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many; fear was on every side; while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

Psalm 35:21

Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me and said, Aha, aha, our eye has seen it.

Psalm 41:5

My enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die and his name perish?

Slander » Includes » Defaming

Jeremiah 20:10

For I heard the murmuring of many, fear on every side, Report, and we will report it. All my friends watched to see if I would stumble. Peradventure he will deceive himself, they said, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.

Slander » Punishment for

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

When a false witness rises up against any man to testify rebellion against him, then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, who shall be in those days; and the judges shall make diligent inquisition; and, behold, if the witness is a false witness and has testified falsely against his brother, read more.
then shall ye do unto him as he had thought to have done unto his brother; so shalt thou put the evil away from among you. And those who remain shall hear and fear and shall never again commit any such evil among you. And thine eye shall not pity, but life shall go 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, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

Slander » Includes » Backbiting

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

Slander » Is venomous

Ecclesiastes 10:11

If the serpent bites without being enchanted, then the babbler is no more.

Slander » Illustrated

Proverbs 25:18

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

Slander » Effects of » Separating friends

Slander » Effects of » Deadly wounds

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a talebearer seem smooth, but they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Proverbs 26:22

The words of a talebearer seem smooth, but they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Slander » Ministers exposed to

Romans 3:8

And why not say (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), Let us do evil, that good may come? The condemnation of whom is just.

2 Corinthians 6:8

through honour and dishonour, through evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet as men of the truth;

Slander » An abomination unto God

Proverbs 6:16

These six things does the LORD 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

but found none; though many false witnesses came, yet found they none. At the last came two false witnesses

Slander » Effects of » Murder

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many; fear was on every side; while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

Ezekiel 22:9

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood; and in thee they eat upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

Slander » Saints » Should keep their tongue from

Slander » Men shall give account for

Slander » Includes » Evil speaking

Psalm 41:5

My enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die and his name perish?

Psalm 109:20

Let this be the reward from the LORD of those who spoke falsely against me and of those 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 that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil, for 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 congregate together and murmur against me; against me do they devise my hurt.

Psalm 109:3

They compassed me about with words of hatred and fought against me without a cause.

Slander » Saints » Characterized as avoiding

Psalm 15:1

LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in the mountain of thy holiness?

Psalm 15:3

He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

Slander » Rulers exposed to

Jude 1:8

In the same manner these deceived dreamers, defile their flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of higher powers.

Slander » Instances of » Of mephiboseth, by ziba

2 Samuel 19:24-30

Mephibosheth, the son of Saul, also came down to meet the king and 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 after he had come to Jerusalem to meet the king, the king said unto him, Why didst thou not go with me, Mephibosheth? And he answered, My lord, O king, my slave deceived me, for thy slave said, I will saddle me an ass, that I may ride upon it and go to the king because thy slave is lame. read more.
And he has slandered thy slave unto my lord the king, but my lord the king is as an angel of God; do therefore what is good in thine eyes. For all of my father's house were worthy of death before my lord the king; yet thou didst set thy slave among those that eat at thy own table. What righteousness, therefore, have I yet to cry any more unto the king? And the king said unto him, Why speakest thou any more words? I have determined, Thou and Ziba divide the land. And Mephibosheth said unto the king, Let him even take it all, forasmuch as my lord the king is come again in peace unto his own house.

2 Samuel 16:3

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

Slander » Instances of » That he had a demon

John 10:20

And many of them said, He has a demon and is beside himself; why do ye hear him?

John 8:48

Then the Jews answered, and said unto him, Do we not say well that thou art a Samaritan and hast a demon?

John 8:52

Then the Jews said unto him, Now we know that thou hast a demon. Abraham died and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man keeps my word, he shall not taste death forever?

Slander » Instances of » That he blasphemed

John 5:18

Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath but also called God 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 bites without being enchanted, then the babbler is no more.

Slander » Saints » Should return good for

Slander » End of, is mischievous madness

Ecclesiastes 10:13

The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness, and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Slander » Exemplified » Doeg

1 Samuel 22:9-11

Then Doeg, the Edomite, who was set over the slaves of Saul, answered and said, I saw the son of Jesse coming to Nob to Ahimelech, the son of Ahitub. And he enquired of the LORD for him and gave him provision 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 all came to the king.

Slander » Exemplified » Jews

Matthew 11:18-19

For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He has a devil. The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a gluttonous man and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified by her children.

Slander » A characteristic of the devil

Slander » Includes » Tale-bearing

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not travel about as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour. I am the LORD.

Slander » Servants of God exposed to

Romans 3:8

And why not say (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), Let us do evil, that good may come? The condemnation of whom is just.

2 Corinthians 6:8

through honour and dishonour, through evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet as men of the truth;

Slander » Instances of » That he was seditious

Luke 22:65

And they spoke many other things blasphemously against him.

Luke 23:5

And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirs up the people, teaching throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee to this place.

Slander » Effects of » Strife

Proverbs 26:20

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

Slander » Includes » Tattling

1 Timothy 5:13

And reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

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 reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Slander » Exemplified » Princes of ammon

2 Samuel 10:3

And the princes of the sons of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Does it appear unto thee that David has sent comforters unto thee to honour thy father? Has not David rather sent his slaves unto thee to search the city and to spy it out and to overthrow it?

Slander » Exemplified » Children of belial

1 Kings 21:13

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

Slander » Exemplified » Jeremiah's enemies

Jeremiah 38:4

Therefore the princes said unto the king, We beseech thee, let this man be put to death: for thus he weakens the hands of the men of war that remain in this city and the hands of all the people, in speaking such words unto them; for this man does not seek the peace 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 unto the king, Behold, he abides at Jerusalem, for he said, Today 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

Murmur not against one another, brethren. He that speaks evil of his brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law; but if thou judge the law, thou art not a keeper of the law, but a judge. There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou to judge another?

Slander » Includes » Repeating matters

Slander » Includes » Evil surmising

1 Timothy 6:4

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Slander » Should not be listened to

1 Samuel 24:9

And David said to Saul, Why hearest thou men's words, 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 the sons of Laban, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's, he has gotten all this glory.

Slander » Exemplified » Gashmu

Nehemiah 6:6

in which was written, It is reported among the Gentiles, and Gashmu saith it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel, for which cause thou dost build the wall, that thou may be their king, according to these words.

Slander » Saints » Blessed in enduring

Slander » They who indulge in, not to be trusted

Jeremiah 9:4

Take heed each one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

Slander » Instances of » Joseph by potiphar's wife

Genesis 39:14-18

that she called unto those of her house and spoke unto them, saying, See, he has brought in a Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto 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 left. And she laid up his garment by her until his lord came home. read more.
And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew slave, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to dishonour me; and when I lifted up my voice and cried, he left his garment with me and fled out.

Slander » Instances of » Of naboth, by jezebel

1 Kings 21:9-14

And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast and set Naboth at the head of the people and set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out and stone him that he may die. And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them. read more.
They proclaimed a fast and set Naboth at the head of the people. Then the two men, sons of Belial, came in and sat before him; and those men of Belial witnessed against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones that he died. Then they sent to Jezebel, saying, Naboth has been stoned and is dead.

Slander » Exemplified » David's enemies

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many; fear was on every side; while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

Slander » Exemplified » Enemies of the jews

Ezra 4:7-16

And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes, king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue and interpreted in the Syrian tongue. Rehum, the chancellor, and Shimshai, the scribe, wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes, the king, in this sort: Then wrote Rehum, the chancellor, and Shimshai, the scribe, and the rest of their companions, the Dinaites, the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Susanchites, the Dehavites, and the Elamites, read more.
and the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Asnappar (Sennacherib) brought over and set in the cities of Samaria and the rest that are on the other side of the river, and of Cheenet. This is the copy of the letter that they sent: Unto Artaxerxes, the king: Thy servants, the men of the other side of the river, and of Cheenet. Be it known unto the king that the Jews who came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have founded the walls thereof and joined the foundations. Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city is rebuilt, and the walls founded, they will not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so the revenue of the kings shall be reduced. Now because we are salted with the salt of the palace, and it is not just unto us to see the king's dishonour; therefore, we have sent to make this known unto the king, that search may be made in the book of the records of our fathers; so shalt thou find in the book of the records and know that this city is a rebellious city and hurtful unto kings and provinces and that from old time they form rebellions in the midst of her, for which cause this city was destroyed. We notify the king that if this city is built again, and its walls founded, the portion on the other side of the river shall no longer be yours.

Slander » Includes » Raising false reports

Slander » Saints » Should be warned against

Titus 3:1-2

Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work. That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

Slander » The nearest relations exposed to

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Slander » Exemplified » Haman

Esther 3:8

And Haman said unto King Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom, and their laws are different from all other people; neither do they observe the king's laws: therefore, it is not profitable for the king to allow them to remain.

Slander » Is a deceitful work

Psalm 52:2

Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Slander » The wicked love

Psalm 52:4

Thou dost love all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.

Slander » Instances of » Of jeremiah, by the jews

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not consider 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, one Jesus.

Slander » Exemplified » priests

Mark 15:3

And the princes of the priests accused him of many things.

Slander » Characterized as avoiding

Psalm 15:1

LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in the mountain of thy holiness?

Psalm 15:3

He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

Slander » Should be warned against

Titus 3:1-2

Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work. That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

Slander » Women warned against

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of honesty;

Slander » Characteristic of » The Devil

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

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

Numbers 14:36

And the men, whom Moses had sent to spy out the land, who returned and made all the congregation to murmur against him by bringing up a slander 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

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Slander » Saints should lay aside

Slander » Causes anger

Slander » The tongue of, is a scourge

Job 5:21

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Slander » Should return good for

Slander » Hypocrites habitually

Slander » Wicked people love

Psalm 52:4

Thou dost love all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.

Slander » Blessed in enduring