God help us be more concerned about what we do instead of what others say. help us do things pleasing to you and not worry about the talebearers, in Jesus name Amen! Don’t be false witnesses avoid GOSSIP, rumors and those who spread lies and discord! God bless us and help many walk upright pleasing to God, in the name of truth I pray Amen! A Healing Word by Michelle Stokes
Ephesians 4:29 King James Version (KJV)
29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
James 1:26 King James Version (KJV)
26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.
James 4:11 King James Version (KJV)
11 Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
Proverbs 10:18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
Proverbs 11:9 An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.
Proverbs 16:28 A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
Proverbs 20:19 He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.
Mark 10:19 Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
a person who maliciously gossips or reveals secrets.
the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person’s reputation.
“he is suing the TV network for slander”
make false and damaging statements about (someone).
“they were accused of slandering the head of state”
synonyms: defame (someone’s character), blacken someone’s name, tell lies about, speak ill/evil of, sully someone’s reputation, libel, smear, cast aspersions on, spread scandal about, besmirch, tarnish, taint; malign, traduce, vilify, disparage, denigrate, run down, slur; informalbadmouth, dis, trash; formalderogate
“they were accused of slandering the minister”
a currently circulating story or report of uncertain or doubtful truth.
“they were investigating rumors of a massacre”
synonyms: gossip, hearsay, talk, tittle-tattle, speculation, word; reports, stories, whispers, canards; informalgrapevine, word on the street, buzz, dirt, scuttlebutt, loose lips
“do you think the talk of her resignation is fact or just rumor?”
be circulated as an unverified account.
“it’s rumored that he lives on a houseboat”