Gossip

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Leviticus 19:16   "You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the Lord."


Proverbs 18:8 (NIV)  "The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts."


Proverbs 20:19   "He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, therefore do not associate with a gossip."


Proverbs 11:13 (NIV)  "A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret."


Proverbs 16:28  "A perverse man spreads strife, and a slanderer separates intimate friends."


Proverbs 25:23   "The north wind brings forth rain, and a backbiting tongue, an angry countenance."


Proverbs 26:20-22  "For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down. Like charcoal to hot embers and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindle strife. The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the body."


Psalm 52:2  "Your tongue devises destruction, like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit."


Psalm 34:13  "Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit."


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