Verses About Gossip

Leviticus 19:16

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

Proverbs 18:8

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

Proverbs 20:19

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

Proverbs 11:13

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

Proverbs 16:28

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

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue plots destruction; it is like a sharpened razor, you who practice deceit.

Proverbs 25:23

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

Psalm 34:13

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

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down. As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife. The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man’s inmost parts.

Proverbs 26:20-22

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down. As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife. The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man’s inmost parts.