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" 'Do not go about spreading slander among your people. " 'Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor's life. I am the LORD.
Leviticus Chapter 19: Verse 16
keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies.
Psalms Chapter 34: Verse 13
Whoever slanders his neighbor in secret, him will I put to silence; whoever has haughty eyes and a proud heart, him will I not endure.
Psalms Chapter 101: Verse 5
a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers. Warning Against Adultery
Proverbs Chapter 6: Verse 19
He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.
Proverbs Chapter 10: Verse 18
With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
Proverbs Chapter 11: Verse 9
A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.
Proverbs Chapter 11: Verse 13
A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends.
Proverbs Chapter 16: Verse 28
He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
Proverbs Chapter 17: Verse 9
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts.
Proverbs Chapter 18: Verse 8
A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid a man who talks too much.
Proverbs Chapter 20: Verse 19
Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.
Proverbs Chapter 26: Verse 20
If a snake bites before it is charmed, there is no profit for the charmer.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 10: Verse 11
But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken.
Matthew Chapter 12: Verse 36
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Ephesians Chapter 4: Verse 29
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.
Ephesians Chapter 4: Verse 31
We hear that some among you are idle. They are not busy; they are busybodies.
2 Thessalonians Chapter 3: Verse 11
In the same way, their wives are to be women worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.
1 Timothy Chapter 3: Verse 11
Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things they ought not to.
1 Timothy Chapter 5: Verse 13
Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.
Titus Chapter 2: Verse 3
Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good,
to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men.
Titus Chapter 3: Verses 1 - 2
Brothers, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against his brother or judges him speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it.
James Chapter 4: Verse 11
Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
1 Peter Chapter 2: Verse 1
For, "Whoever would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from deceitful speech.
1 Peter Chapter 3: Verse 10
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