The Apple Of God's Eye

August 9, 2009

Gossip: The Tongue Of A Fool

Filed under: Gossip — melchia @ 8:09 pm

“…He that utters a slander is a fool – Prov. 10:18


“A hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbour…” – Prov. 11:9


“A talebearer reveals secrets; but he that is of a faithful spirit conceals the matter” – Prov. 11:3


“An ungodly man digs up evil: and in his lips there is a burning fire. A froward man sows strife: and a whisperer separates chief friends” – Prov. 16:27-28


“He that covers a transgression seeks love, but he that repeats a matter separates very [true] friends”- Prov. 17:9


“The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly” – Prov. 18:8, 26:22


“He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips”- Prov. 20:19


Debate your cause with your neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another: lest he that hears it puts you to shame, and your infamy turn not away”- Prov. 25:9-10


“Where no wood is, there the fire goes out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases”- Prov. 26:20


“You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people…I am the Lord”- Lev. 19:16


“…It [the tongue] is an unuly evil, full of deadly poison” – Jam. 3:8

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