THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Exodus (Author Moses)

23:1Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Deuteronomy (Author Moses)

22:13If any man take a wife, and go in unto her, and hate her,

22:14And give occasions of speech against her, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a maid:

22:15Then shall the father of the damsel, and her mother, take and bring forth the tokens of the damsel's virginity unto the elders of the city in the gate:

22:16And the damsel's father shall say unto the elders, I gave my daughter unto this man to wife, and he hateth her;

22:17And, lo, he hath given occasions of speech against her, saying, I found not thy daughter a maid; and yet these are the tokens of my daughter's virginity. And they shall spread the cloth before the elders of the city.

22:18And the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him;

22:19And they shall amerce him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.

Job (Author Job and/or Moses)

5:21Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Psalms (Author Moses, David, Solomon, Asaph, Heman, Ethan, sons of Korah, compiled by Ezra)

41:6And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

41:7All that hate me whisper together against me: against me do they devise my hurt.

41:8An evil disease, say they, cleaveth fast unto him: and now that he lieth he shall rise up no more.

41:9Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.

50:20Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thine own mother's son.

101:5Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.

Proverbs (Author Solomon)

10:18He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

25:23The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.

Jeremiah (Author Jeremiah)

6:28They are all grievous revolters, walking with slanders: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.

9:4Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

Romans (Author Paul)

1:29Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

1:30Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

1 Corinthians (Author Paul)

4:13Being defamed, we intreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and are the offscouring of all things unto this day.

6:10Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

2 Corinthians (Author Paul)

12:20For 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:

James (Author James)

4:11Speak 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.

1 Peter (Author Peter)

2:1Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

2 Peter (Author Peter)

2:10But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.



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