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Slander


1. An abomination to God. Pr 6:16,19.

2. Forbidden. Ex 23:1; Eph 4:31; Jas 4:11.

3. Includes

a. Whispering. Ro 1:29; 2Co 12:20.

b. Backbiting. Ro 1:30; 2Co 12:20.

c. Evil surmising. 1Ti 6:4.

d. Tale-bearing. Le 19:16.

e. Babbling. Ec 10:11.

f. Tattling. 1Ti 5:13.

g. Evil speaking. Ps 41:5; 109:20.

h. Defaming. Jer 20:10; 1Co 4:13.

i. Bearing false witness. Ex 20:16; De 5:20; Lu 3:14.

j. Judging charitably. Jas 4:11,12.

k. Raising false reports. Ex 23:1.

l. Repeating matters. Pr 17:9.

4. Is a deceitful work. Ps 52:2.

5. Comes from the evil heart. Mt 15:19; Lu 6:45.

6. Often arises from hatred. Ps 41:7; 109:3.

7. Idleness leads to. 1Ti 5:13.

8. The wicked addicted to. Ps 50:20; Jer 6:28; 9:4.

9. Hypocrites addicted to. Pr 11:9.

10. A characteristic of the devil. Re 12:10.

11. The wicked love. Ps 52:4.

12. They who indulge in, are fools. Pr 10:18.

13. They who indulge in, not to be trusted. Jer 9:4.

14. Women warned against. Tit 2:3.

15. Minister’s wives should avoid. 1Ti 3:11.

16. Christ was exposed to. Ps 35:11; Mt 26:60.

17. Rulers exposed to. 2Pe 2:10; Jude 1:8.

18. Ministers exposed to. Ro 3:8; 2Co 6:8.

19. The nearest relations exposed to. Ps 50:20.

20. Saints exposed to. Ps 38:12; 109:2; 1Pe 4:4.

21. Saints

a. Should keep their tongue from. Ps 34:13; 1Pe 3:10.

b. Should lay aside. Eph 4:31; 1Pe 2:1.

c. Should be warned against. Tit 3:1,2.

d. Should give no occasion for. 1Pe 2:12; 3:16.

e. Should return good for. 1Co 4:13.

f. Blessed in enduring. Mt 5:11.

g. Characterised as avoiding. Ps 15:1,3.

22. Should not be listened to. 1Sa 24:9.

23. Should be discountenanced with anger. Pr 25:23.

24. Effects of

a. Separating friends. Pr 16:28; 17:9.

b. Deadly wounds. Pr 18:8; 26:22.

c. Strife. Pr 26:20.

d. Discord among brethren. Pr 6:19.

e. Murder. Ps 31:13; Eze 22:9.

25. The tongue of, is a scourge. Job 5:21.

26. Is venomous. Ps 140:3; Ec 10:11.

27. Is destructive. Pr 11:9.

28. End of, is mischievous madness. Ec 10:13.

29. Men shall give account for. Mt 12:36; Jas 1:26.

30. Punishment for. De 19:16-21; Ps 101:5.

31. Illustrated. Pr 12:18; 25:18.

32. Exemplified

a. Laban’s Sons. Ge 31:1.

b. Doeg. 1Sa 22:9-11.

c. Princes of Ammon. 2Sa 10:3.

d. Ziba. 2Sa 16:3.

e. Children of Belial. 1Ki 21:13.

f. Enemies of the Jews. Ezr 4:7-16.

g. Gashmu. Ne 6:6.

h. Haman. Es 3:8.

i. David’s enemies. Ps 31:13.

j. Jeremiah’s enemies. Jer 38:4.

k. Jews. Mt 11:18,19.

l. Witnesses against Christ. Mt 26:59-61.

m. Priests. Mr 15:3.

n. Enemies of Stephen. Ac 6:11.

o. Enemies of Paul. Ac 17:7.

p. Tertullus. Ac 24:2,5.