Originally posted on Christian Praise and Worship in Sermons and Songs:
Proverbs 11:13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.
Proverbs 16:28 A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.
Proverbs 17:4 A wicked person listens to deceitful lips;
a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.
Proverbs 18:8 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts.
Proverbs 20:19 A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid anyone who talks too much.
Proverbs 26:20 Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down.