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Popular Bible Verses about Gossip

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2 Corinthians 12:20

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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. NIV
For I am fearful that somehow or other I may come and find you not as I desire to find you, and that you may find me too not as you want to find me--that perhaps there may be factions (quarreling), jealousy, temper (wrath, intrigues, rivalry, divided loyalties), selfishness, whispering, gossip, arrogance (self-assertion), and disorder among you. AMP
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults: KJV

Leviticus 19:16

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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. NIV
You shall not go up and down as a dispenser of gossip and scandal among your people, nor shall you [secure yourself by false testimony or by silence and] endanger the life of your neighbor. I am the Lord. AMP
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am the LORD. KJV

Proverbs 31:27

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She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. NIV
She looks well to how things go in her household, and the bread of idleness (gossip, discontent, and self-pity) she will not eat. [I Tim. 5:14; Tit. 2:5.] AMP
She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. KJV

Proverbs 26:20

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Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down. NIV
For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, contention ceases. AMP
Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth. KJV

Proverbs 20:19

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A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid anyone who talks too much. NIV
He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore associate not with him who talks too freely. [Rom. 16:17, 18.] AMP
He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips. KJV

Proverbs 18:8

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The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts. NIV
The words of a whisperer or talebearer are as dainty morsels; they go down into the innermost parts of the body. AMP
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. KJV

Proverbs 26:22

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The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts. NIV
The words of a whisperer or slanderer are like dainty morsels or words of sport [to some, but to others are like deadly wounds]; and they go down into the innermost parts of the body [or of the victim's nature]. AMP
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. KJV

Psalms 41:6

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Whenever they come to see me, they speak falsely, while their hearts gather slander; then they go out and spread it abroad. NIV
And when one comes to see me, he speaks falsehood and empty words, while his heart gathers mischievous gossip [against me]; when he goes away, he tells it abroad. AMP
And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it. KJV

Ezekiel 36:3

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Therefore prophesy and say, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because they ravaged and crushed you from every side so that you became the possession of the rest of the nations and the object of people's malicious talk and slander NIV
Therefore prophesy and say, Thus says the Lord God: Because, yes, because they made you a desolation, and they snapped after and crushed you from every side so that you became the possession of the rest of the nations and you became the talk and evil gossip of the people AMP
Therefore prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the people: KJV

Psalms 69:26

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For they persecute those you wound and talk about the pain of those you hurt. NIV
For they pursue and persecute him whom You have smitten, and they gossip about those whom You have wounded, [adding] to their grief and pain. AMP
For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten; and they talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded. KJV