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Want to know what the Bible says about Rumors? Here are 14 Bible verses about Rumors from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Exodus 23:1 NIV
“Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.
Proverbs 11:13-14 NIV
13 A gossip betrays a confidence,
    but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.
14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,
    but victory is won through many advisers.
James 4:1-2 NIV
4 What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God.
2 Timothy 2:23 NIV
Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels.
Proverbs 26:20 NIV
Without wood a fire goes out;
    without a gossip a quarrel dies down.
Proverbs 21:15 NIV
When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous
    but terror to evildoers.
Matthew 7:12 NIV
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
Proverbs 14:15 NIV
The simple believe anything,
    but the prudent give thought to their steps.
1 Thessalonians 4:11 NIV
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you,
Proverbs 20:19 NIV
A gossip betrays a confidence;
    so avoid anyone who talks too much.
Proverbs 26:17 NIV
Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears
    is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own.
Proverbs 18:17 NIV
In a lawsuit the first to speak seems right,
    until someone comes forward and cross-examines.
James 3:9 NIV
With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness.

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