25 Bible Verses About Gossip (NIV)

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

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Proverbs 16:28

28 A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends.

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Proverbs 20:19

19 A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid a man who talks too much.

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Ephesians 4:29

29 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.

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Proverbs 11:13

13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.

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Proverbs 26:20

20 Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.

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Leviticus 19:16

16 "'Do not go about spreading slander among your people. "'Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor's life. I am the LORD.

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Proverbs 18:8

8 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts.

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1 Timothy 5:13

13 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.

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2 Corinthians 12:20

20 For I am afraid that when I come I may not find you as I want you to be, and you may not find me as you want me to be. I fear that there may be quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder.

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Psalm 34:13

13 keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies.

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James 1:26

26 If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless.

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Exodus 23:1

1 "Do not spread false reports. Do not help a wicked man by being a malicious witness.

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Proverbs 10:18

18 He who conceals his hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.

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James 4:11

11 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.

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Romans 1:29

29 They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips,

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Psalm 101:5

5 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.

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Proverbs 6:16-19

16 There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him: 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, 18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, 19 a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers.

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Proverbs 21:23

23 He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from calamity.

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Proverbs 26:22

22 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts.

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Proverbs 17:4

4 A wicked man listens to evil lips; a liar pays attention to a malicious tongue.

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Proverbs 11:9

9 With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

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Titus 3:2

2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men.

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Proverbs 17:9

9 He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.

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Psalm 141:3

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

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Proverbs 25:23

23 As a north wind brings rain, so a sly tongue brings angry looks.

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