GOSSIP, SLANDER, JEWISH FABLES AND WIVES TALES — KJV (King James Version) Bible Verse List



King James Version Bible verse list compiled by Bill Kochman concerning the topic “Gossip, Slander, Jewish Fables and Wives Tales”. Visit my page at https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/ to see all the lists I’ve compiled to date. Thanks!

“Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.”
Exodus 20:16, KJV

“Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.”
Leviticus 19:16, KJV

“Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.”
Psalms 31:18, KJV

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

“Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue. What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue? Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.”
Psalms 120:2-4, KJV

“These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.”
Proverbs 6:16-19, KJV

“He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool. In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.”
Proverbs 10:18-19, KJV

“A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.”
Proverbs 11:13, KJV

“Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.”
Proverbs 12:22, KJV

“Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.”
Proverbs 17:7, KJV

“The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.”
Proverbs 18:8, KJV

“He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.”
Proverbs 20:19, KJV

“Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth. As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife. The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly. Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross. He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him; When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.”
Proverbs 26:20-25, KJV

“A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.”
Proverbs 14:5, KJV

“A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape . . . A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.”
Proverbs 19:5, 9, KJV

“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.”
Mark 10:19, KJV

“But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.”
Matthew 12:36, KJV

“Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.”
Colossians 2:8, KJV

“Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.”
1 Timothy 1:4, KJV

“But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.”
1 Timothy 4:7, KJV

“But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry; Having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith. And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.”
1 Timothy 5:11-13, KJV

“‭‭For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.”
2 Thessalonians 3:11, KJV

“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.”
2 Timothy 4:3-4, KJV

“Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.”
Titus 1:14, KJV

“For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.”
2 Peter 1:16, KJV


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About Bill Kochman

Bill Kochman is a Christian writer, poet, graphic artist, online evangelist and founder and webmaster of the Bill's Bible Basics website and blog, as well as the founder and administrator of the Christian Social Network. His interests include tropical fish, Macintosh computers, web design, writing poetry, God's natural creation and his cats, Obsidian, Mischief and their progeny, such as Polo and Eljio.
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