Gossiping

Definitions of gossip

Verb

1

engage in gossip.

they would start gossiping about her as soon as she left

Synonyms:

spread rumors spread gossip talk whisper tell tales tittle-tattle tattle dish the dirt

Synonyms of gossip

Noun

gossipmongering

Verb

spread rumors spread gossip talk whisper tell tales tittle-tattle tattle dish the dirt

jaw shoot the breeze confabulate natter chitchat chit-chat chew the fat claver chatter visit confab chat chaffer

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.

2 Timothy 2:16

But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,

Ecclesiastes 7:21

Also, do not take seriously all words which are spoken, so that you will not hear your servant cursing you.

Proverbs 26:20

For lack of wood the fire goes out, And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.

Proverbs 11:13

He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is trustworthy conceals a matter.

Proverbs 20:19

He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, Therefore do not associate with a gossip.

Proverbs 25:9

Argue your case with your neighbor, And do not reveal the secret of another,

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts of the body.

Proverbs 16:28

A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.

Proverbs 17:9

He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.

Psalm 15:3

He does not slander with his tongue, Nor does evil to his neighbor, Nor takes up a reproach against his friend;

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 17:4

An evildoer listens to wicked lips; A liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.

Proverbs 30:10

Do not slander a slave to his master, Or he will curse you and you will be found guilty.

1 Timothy 3:11

Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.

Leviticus 19:16

'You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.

1 Peter 2:1

Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.

2 Timothy 2:17

and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,

Psalm 69:12

Those who sit in the gate talk about me, And I am the song of the drunkards.

Exodus 23:1

"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

2 Timothy 3:3

unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good,

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies.

Titus 2:3

Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,

Proverbs 25:23

The north wind brings forth rain, And a backbiting tongue, an angry countenance.

Psalm 41:6

And when he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood; His heart gathers wickedness to itself; When he goes outside, he tells it.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Psalm 50:20

"You sit and speak against your brother; You slander your own mother's son.

Proverbs 16:27

A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.

1 Corinthians 11:19

For there must also be factions among you, so that those who are approved may become evident among you.

Ezekiel 36:3

therefore prophesy and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "For good reason they have made you desolate and crushed you from every side, that you would become a possession of the rest of the nations and you have been taken up in the talk and the whispering of the people."'"

Romans 1:30

slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,