Backbiting

Here we have collected several Bible verses about Backbiting from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version (KJV).

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

“If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong; Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days; And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother; Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you. And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil among you. And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot” – Deuteronomy 19:16-21 KJV

1 Peter 3:10

“For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:” – 1 Peter 3:10 KJV

Matthew 5:11

“Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake” – Matthew 5:11 KJV

Psalms 31:13

“For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life” – Psalms 31:13 KJV

Titus 2:3

“The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;” – Titus 2:3 KJV

Romans 3:8

“And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just” – Romans 3:8 KJV

Psalms 38:12

“They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long” – Psalms 38:12 KJV

1 Peter 3:16

“Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ” – 1 Peter 3:16 KJV

1 Timothy 5:13

“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 5:13 KJV

1 Peter 2:12

“Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation” – 1 Peter 2:12 KJV

Titus 3:1-2

“Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men” – Titus 3:1-2 KJV

Psalms 109:2-3

“For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue. They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause” – Psalms 109:2-3 KJV