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Definitions of gossip

Noun

1

casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true.

he became the subject of much local gossip

Synonyms:

rumor(s) tittle-tattle whispers canards tidbits scandal hearsay dirt buzz scuttlebutt

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

Examples of Gossip

One might think that they were there for an arisan (monthly social gathering) to catch up with the local gossip .

Synonyms of gossip

Noun

rumor(s) scandalmonger gossiper comment chin wagging

Verb

spread rumors jaw

Exodus 23:1-9 - Regulations Regarding Justice

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

2 "You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice; 3 nor shall you be partial to a poor man in his dispute.

4 "If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.

5 "If you see the donkey of one who hates you lying helpless under its load, you shall refrain from leaving it to him, you shall surely release it with him.

6 "You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy brother in his dispute. 7 "Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent or the righteous, for I will not acquit the guilty. 8 "You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just. 9 "You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the feelings of a stranger, for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 36:3-7 - Excess Contributions

Exodus 37:17-24 - Making The Lampstand

Exodus 38:21-31 - Amounts Of Gold, Silver, And Bronze Used

Exodus 39:8-21 - Making The Breastpiece

Exodus 40:34-Exodus 1:2 - The Lord Comes To The Tent

Exodus 23:1-9 - Regulations Regarding Justice

Leviticus 1:10-13 - Animal From The Flock

Leviticus 2:1-16 - The Grain Offering

Leviticus 3:1-17 - The Fellowship Offering

Leviticus 4:3-12 - For The Priest

Leviticus 5:1-13 - More Laws Regarding Sin Offerings

Related Bible Readings

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7 more readings on Justice

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Gossip

Proverbs 20:19

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

Psalm 34:13

Keep your tongue from evil And your lips from speaking deceit.

Proverbs 11:13

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

Psalm 141:3

Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.

Ephesians 4:29

Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.

Proverbs 16:28

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

Titus 3:2

to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.

Exodus 23:1

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

James 4:11

Do not speak against one another, brethren He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.

Proverbs 26:20

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

James 1:26

If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.

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.

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.

Psalm 50:20

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

Psalm 41:5

My enemies speak evil against me, "When will he die, and his name perish?"

Exodus 20:16

"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

John 7:12-13

There was much grumbling among the crowds concerning Him; some were saying, "He is a good man"; others were saying, "No, on the contrary, He leads the people astray." Yet no one was speaking openly of Him for fear of the Jews.

Proverbs 10:19

When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips bring strife, And his mouth calls for blows. A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 21:23

He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 17:9

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

Proverbs 25:9-10

Argue your case with your neighbor, And do not reveal the secret of another, Or he who hears it will reproach you, And the evil report about you will not pass away.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him: Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood, A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that run rapidly to evil,read more.

Proverbs 10:18

He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.

Romans 1:29-30

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,

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Gossip » Forbidden

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.

Psalm 50:20

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

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.

Ezekiel 22:9

"Slanderous men have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood, and in you they have eaten at the mountain shrines. In your midst they have committed acts of lewdness.