25 Bible Verses About Gossip (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Gossip (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Gossip

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Proverbs 16:28

28   A dishonest man spreads strife,
    and a whisperer separates close friends.

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Proverbs 20:19

19   Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets;
    therefore do not associate with a simple babbler.

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Ephesians 4:29

29 Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

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Proverbs 11:13

13   Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets,
    but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.

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Proverbs 26:20

20   For lack of wood the fire goes out,
    and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases.

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Leviticus 19:16

16 You shall not go around as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not stand up against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

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Proverbs 18:8

  The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels;
    they go down into the inner parts of the body.

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2311

1 Timothy 5:13

13 Besides that, they learn to be idlers, going about from house to house, and not only idlers, but also gossips and busybodies, saying what they should not.

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2308

2 Corinthians 12:20

20 For I fear that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I wish, and that you may find me not as you wish—that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, anger, hostility, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder.

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2089

Psalm 34:13

13   Keep your tongue from evil
    and your lips from speaking deceit.

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James 1:26

26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless.

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2021

Exodus 23:1

23:1 “You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

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1986

Proverbs 10:18

18   The one who conceals hatred has lying lips,
    and whoever utters slander is a fool.

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1948

James 4:11

11 Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge.

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1944

Romans 1:29

29 They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips,

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1937

Psalm 101:5

  Whoever slanders his neighbor secretly
    I will destroy.
  Whoever has a haughty look and an arrogant heart
    I will not endure.

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1736

Proverbs 6:16-19

16   There are six things that the LORD hates,
    seven that are an abomination to him:
17   haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
    and hands that shed innocent blood,
18   a heart that devises wicked plans,
    feet that make haste to run to evil,
19   a false witness who breathes out lies,
    and one who sows discord among brothers.

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Proverbs 21:23

23   Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue
    keeps himself out of trouble.

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Proverbs 26:22

22   The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels;
    they go down into the inner parts of the body.

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1504

Proverbs 17:4

  An evildoer listens to wicked lips,
    and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.

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1488

Proverbs 11:9

  With his mouth the godless man would destroy his neighbor,
    but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.

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1446

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.

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1408

Proverbs 17:9

  Whoever covers an offense seeks love,
    but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.

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1222

Psalm 141:3

  Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth;
    keep watch over the door of my lips!

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1212

Proverbs 25:23

23   The north wind brings forth rain,
    and a backbiting tongue, angry looks.

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