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Want to know what the Bible says about Slander? Here are 121 Bible verses about Slander 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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Matthew 12:36 NIV
But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken.
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1 Peter 3:16 NIV
keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.
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Proverbs 10:18 NIV
Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips
    and spreads slander is a fool.
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James 4:11 NIV
Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it.
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Exodus 20:16 NIV
“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
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Titus 3:2 NIV
to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
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Matthew 5:11 NIV
“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.
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1 Peter 2:1 NIV
Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
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Proverbs 16:28 NIV
A perverse person stirs up conflict,
    and a gossip separates close friends.
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Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV
31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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Luke 6:45 NIV
A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.
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Proverbs 20:19 NIV
A gossip betrays a confidence;
    so avoid anyone who talks too much.
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Proverbs 11:9 NIV
With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors,
    but through knowledge the righteous escape.
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Exodus 23:1 NIV
“Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.
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Mark 7:20-23 NIV
20 He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. 21 For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, 22 adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. 23 All these evils come from inside and defile a person.”
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James 1:12 NIV
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
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Ephesians 4:32 NIV
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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1 Peter 3:10 NIV
For,
“Whoever would love life
    and see good days
must keep their tongue from evil
    and their lips from deceitful speech.
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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.
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Proverbs 17:9 NIV
Whoever would foster love covers over an offense,
    but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
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