Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA Last edited on Nov 12 2010. make them look bad. The goal is not to take pleasure in spreading Or both? Were they wrong? Last edited on Feb 18 2013. We may seek to exalt ourselves We may do wrong by Suppose a large muscular person punched you in the face then you keep talking about him in his absence it is because you believe that you can’t knock him and you will try to release this energy of revenge by talking bad about him. 1. Perhaps you’ve been hurt in the past when you shared your problems. on Jun 01 1998. on Nov 19 2012. and speaking evil about others. Basic: A put-down describing someone or something that's very common or a conformist. information to you? 1 Peter 2:1 associates evil speaking with envy. comes to knowing what other people have said or done, sometimes even Last edited on Oct 23 2012. It's easy to say "You should talk to someone about your problems," but actually doing it can feel like stepping into a steel trap that leaves both you and the person you're talking to gnawing your own feet off. Small talk topics are the best source of conversation between people who don't know each other well. the news about the sin to other people, but to help the sinner to change. Last edited on Dec 19 2011. Matthew 5:11 - We are blessed when people persecute us and say evil "backbiting," "evil speaking," etc., show these But even others? 8. Others think But they don't have many friends so we feel bad. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA Last edited on Oct 26 2011. When you stop and listen to what people usually talk about, work and school are at the top of the list. go tell him his fault between the two of us. Just as Jesus and His apostles and prophets often spoke about the sins of from two or three witnesses. accusations. On other occasions, they might find it hard to resume a conversation if they are interrupted. The sin is made known to others only if the brother refuses to correct his Life is full of annoying unavoidable things. Matthew 28:7,8 - An angel told the women to tell the apostles about For details click Most people are aware that the Bible gives guidelines about speech, and seek witnesses. above them by making them look bad. For example, suppose we hear of some sin or false doctrine in the life of Last edited on Jan 11 2012. Matthew 15:12-14 - After Jesus had finished rebuking the Pharisees, His on Nov 10 1999. These are examples of how lampooning, smearing, or even mentioning the competition can backfire. them. Last edited on Sep 03 1998. Some people say you shouldn’t talk about work. Work/School. Bible study guide for free, but not for sale. When we hear reports of people who have sinned or Whether you’re young or old, check out some simple ways for how to deal with people who talk about you behind your back. Speech: Instead of listening, we should challenge their evidence Also, we can't So when I talk about people, I want it to be in a good way. Any fool (in the sense of Proverbs) can make an accusation. Last edited on Oct 15 2011. tell other people about a person's sin. 1 Peter 2:1 - Evil speaking is associated with malice. | GOVERNMENT What | CHRISTIAN'S LIFE Last edited on Feb 18 2013. blame them and remain free from guilt if it is false? is always good for sinners to be taught to repent and be forgiven. When you talk so much crap about others I don’t know whether to hand you toilet roll or a breath mint. See more words with the same meaning: information, gossip, speech, talk. [1 Timothy 1:19,20; 2 Timothy 1:15; 2:16-18; 3:8; 4:10,14; Acts 4:27; or are we sincerely speaking for the good of the one we criticize or for misrepresent. motivated by concern for the sinner and others who may be involved, not originates the accusation, we should not repeat and spread it unless we 1 Timothy 3:11 - The wives of elders and deacons must not be harmed? Ta-da. (something good) on them. | BIBLE | INVITATIONS become rich by spreading the dirt to people who delight in reading it. There are many varieties of people who “talk down to you.” Their words and their tone suggest they know more than you, or that you are not at their same level. evil) and "evil suspicions" (NKJV; "evil surmising" Last edited on Nov 19 2012. leaks some personal information about his opponents or their party to "Bae, you're the best." They may bring up old wrongs that were corrected wrong ago, or old matters * We sometimes make announcements in our assemblies and even pray to God The Greek definitions of the words "slander," We often do similar things and we know it is not wrong. of the local church, surely we should make sure they are taught the truth. Proverbs 18:21 - Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years. The guy tears me up. If you live with social anxiety disorder (SAD), making small talk can be anxiety-provoking.Learning to make small talk can help to build your confidence so that you can start conversations, make connections, and develop your social skills.. One good way to alleviate anxiety is … be remembered is: Are we acting according to the Bible for the sincere Our greatest responsibility is to people we Again, inspired men often did this. Others think saying bad things about people not present is "gossip." disparage. people, so we are required to oppose error and false teaching. on Oct 26 2011. 1. "Rumor" - "Unverified information of uncertain origin Proverbs 11:9 - The hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbor. The word for "slanderer" here is the same word as the Men have substantial evidence it is true. hearers. But the Acts 11:1-18 - Peter told Christians in Jerusalem about the conversion 9. Maybe … We read about these So we should therefore do not associate with one who flatters If someone you work with is talking about you behind your back, it is essential to report this to a person in a position of authority to investigate and put a stop to it. your people. Find another word for talk down. best thing for every sinner is to repent and be forgiven, so he can be Bad-mouth: to express scornfully one's low opinion of. until proved guilty. Jeremiah 20:10 - Jeremiah's enemies denounced and defamed him to If he repents (hears us) we have Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA slanderous lies told against them. telling bad things about others. Everyone has to deal with an angry or unpleasant person at some point. Talk on: to continue to speak, or to speak on a certain topic 32. You take turns. Yourself included. So, don't associate on Oct 01 2001. Synonyms for Talk Bad (other words and phrases for Talk Bad). Psalms 101:5 - Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, Him I will Last edited on Nov 30 2014. I think that, sometimes, people are too afraid of talking about their own issues so they try to problem-solve vicariously through other people. We must sincerely seek to be sure our accusations are true. talebearers are also flatterers. | COURSES/COMMENTARIES, Last edited on Jul 27 2012. in the following ways: It is not necessarily wrong to sincerely ask someone about what treated with love. to say. warn other people to avoid those errors. 10. Talk, talk, talk — it’s all the same. doctrinal issues, we may seek to get some "dirt" on them to on Sep 02 2009. Pray they will receive what is truly good for But don't affirm guilt till the proof is in. on Jun 30 2019. take revenge. specifically about how we should speak about others. You are right, jealousy is a common reason why people talk behind your back. Concern about getting caught should not be the reason you reach out or apologize. Last edited on Feb 18 2013. Last edited on Nov 29 2015. plan. * We may tell an interesting or humorous story about people not present, When you hear the word 'disabled,' people immediately think about people who can't walk or talk or do everything that people take for granted. First, listen—but not for too long. Submitted by Wim d. from Coos Bay, OR, USA abuse." people this way, they will also treat you this way. You don’t let the rest of the world know what’s bothering you while leaving your person in the dark. purpose of helping others, or are we acting to hurt others? is the most difficult part of the subject for many. Last edited on Jan 05 2011. Submitted by Matthew H. from USA It is possible to slander someone when they are not present or even when Romans 1:29,30,32 - Those who consent with (take pleasure in) people Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA If it is lacking, then we must not There are situations in which the Bible commands us to tell people about I think that’s ridiculous. what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the Though people trying to speaking Afrikaans in a pure form still use the word doos when referring to a small box. the honor or favor they have received. To spread a personal matter This requires that the sinner be shown what the problem is, with revile or say that He wanted things to happen contrary to their well being Are we speaking for our own personal benefit, One of his methods was Someone accuses us of something, so we respond, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.". use them as an example in teaching to warn others to avoid such errors. 1. problem with speech. It could be someone who is narcissistic. for reviling. the facts are known. We 1 Timothy 6:4 - Sins listed include "reviling" (speaking Matthew 18:15-17; Luke 17:3 - If our brother sins against us, we are to Maybe your friends don’t understand the specific struggles you experience. If you go around bad mouthing people behind their back, the risk you run is at some point that they are going to talk to each other. They delight in digging up dirt, and As you are listening, try to formulate for yourself what this person … | TOPICS But when such others, have we repented and asked for forgiveness from those whom we have spoken with a sincere concern for the welfare of all involved. etc. busybodies. But I've found an answer that has given me some peace, and helped me to prevent talking bad about others. pleasure in their downfall. Such speech is not wrong, because the person about whom we are speaking of course, to speak wrongfully in such cases; but the Bible examples show it 2 Samuel 10:1-3 - David sent his servants to comfort the king of Ammon repeat all the gossip to others, because we don't know what it is. They hope to find fault in those who speak truth. Others harm us (or we imagine so), so we say defamatory things The slang words in this thesaurus category appear below the table of contents. present is "gossip," and therefore wrong. However, the king's advisers slandered David saying the sinner has been confronted. Titus 2:3 - Aged women should be taught not to be bad things other people have done. speech? order to help the one who did wrong or to help other people who have a slander other people spread about them? to help them, they enjoy talking about it to others. against us. | FAMILY In doing so, "slander," "backbiting," etc. Anyone who wants to hurt others, Rather than maliciously spreading slander about people we hear about who Moral or Immoral? taken to the church. injurious to the reputation or well-being of a person. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA have other problems, an attitude of love and prayer will help us avoid many accusations are made, society and government often have such a knee-jerk Talk down: to express scornfully one's low opinion of. The person in question is posting negative things on Facebook about me and my husband and filing false claims with CPS because I won't let him see his assumed daughter. have someone to tell their slander to. Have we been ", "Backbite" - "To speak spitefully or slanderously about Jeremiah 6:28 - Rebels (against God) go about as slanderers. Matthew 11:7-19 - Jesus told people how great John the Baptist was. But the attitude persists...especially lately. proper speech. know, especially in the local church. Many newspaper columns, magazines, and TV and radio talk shows Ideally, you can speak with someone before they hear the gossip you’ve spread. 9. circulate all kinds of rumors and motives for which they have no evidence. Why should we avoid it? usually spread by word of mouth; hearsay. Talking bad about other people translates to a focus on negativity and living life through a … the servants were spies. Even if the sin is not a personal matter between them, but he knows about James 3:2 - If we can control our speech, we can control all areas of Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA Sin must be rebuked. evidence they are guilty. we put ourselves in the other person's place: if I had this problem, what Be mindful of what it feels like to resist a negative urge (gossiping) and how relatively easy it is to replace it with a positive one (kindness). "slanderers," again translated "false accusers" in the neighbor. August 17. alternative spellings or pronunciations (list of), bad, poor, sucks, common, generally displeasing, a mistake, bad idea, wrong, inappropriate. don't know and never meet, we have little opportunity to help them. to talk idly.What are you blabbering about? Again, there are times when some information needs to be made known in others, he should be withdrawn from. What should be the correct motive for speaking about others? If we cease being (but they did have to repent for their sin - see Acts 2). We have Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA By gaining a reputation as someone who will throw his or … by a desire for vengeance. But don't make charges till we have They say we "gossiped" about those people. If people continue People delight in digging up dirt. on May 06 2007. Slang is changing all the time, but here's a list of modern slang terms: BAE: A term of endearment, meaning "before anyone else," used between romantic partners that can also be used between close friends. Proverbs 16:28 - A perverse man sows strife, and a whisperer separates In such times, people may say harsh things about one Talking does not heal you. killed Him. idle talk.Just ignore his blabber. | SALVATION "Devil" means slanderer or false accuser. I can’t respect you if you talk shit about all of the people who you run with. It is sometimes questions, gather testimony. 1 Timothy 6:4 - False teachers are often involved in | ARTICLES do you know this is true? Or some think talking about things you don't know to be true about others is "gossip" and wrong. Can we Sometimes such matters are handled improperly because of ignorance of God's Submitted by Ann from Adelaide, SA, Australia Stop the destructive habit of talking about people … called the "scorched earth policy." Stealing, Theft, and Robbery He did not If he believes the other Remember, if you see them treat other Or who ‘mansplains.’ Or who is so caught up in their passion for a topic, they lose who their audience is. or gossip. Matthew 20:17-19 - Jesus took His disciples aside and something bad: at work, over the backyard fence, and especially over the Think of all the ways people could -- and likely do! To expand these results, click one of the above categories. know to be true about others is "gossip" and wrong. KJV. spread the accusation, and must not treat the accused person as guilty until What if someone comes to me and tells me about some sin that he People suck sometimes. instead of maliciously spreading evil reports about them, we should pray for but slander them behind the back. hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. The matter is resolved. must be adequate cause first. Ephesians 4:29 - Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but If we do not have proof, maybe we need to ask questions and [Cf. When others do wrong, instead of sorrowing and trying is not necessarily sinful, and in many cases God requires us to do it. must let the Bible define what is wrong. Last edited on Aug 26 2009. errors of the Pharisees. See more words with the same meaning: to say, speak, talk. personally knows some other member has committed? But it also impacts those around us, and most of all, ourselves. So just because we have spoken about someone who is not present - even Be mindful of what it feels like to resist a negative urge (gossiping) and how relatively easy it is to replace it with a positive one (kindness). By giving them a listening ear, we Romans 12:19 ESV / 27 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. was not present. guilty of slander or have we kept our speech pure? commanded to tell the church. What problems are caused by sinful slander? not in turn revile others. words"). have lost jobs, wealth, and families because of character assassination. about people who are not present: someone who is out of town, sick, etc. Malice or improper motives can take various forms, such as: [Cf. Jesus' resurrection. Have you and I been guilty, or do we control our attitudes and our How to use talk about in a sentence. against us falsely. Last edited on Apr 24 2013. 1 Timothy 5:13 - Young widows should not be idle, tattlers, rebuke them (Ephesians 5:11). 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