Speak not evil one of another, brothers. He that speaks evil of his brother, and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law, and judges the law: but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge.
Treasury of Scripture
Psalm 140:11 Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
Ephesians 4:31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
1 Timothy 3:11 Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.
2 Timothy 3:3 Without natural affection, truce breakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
Titus 2:3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine...
1 Peter 2:1 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, all evil speakings,
Matthew 7:1,2 Judge not, that you be not judged...
Luke 6:37 Judge not, and you shall not be judged: condemn not, and you shall not be condemned: forgive, and you shall be forgiven:
Romans 2:1 Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are that judge: for wherein you judge another, you condemn yourself...
Romans 14:3,4,10-12 Let not him that eats despise him that eats not; and let not him which eats not judge him that eats: for God has received him...
1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness...
speaketh evil of the law.
Romans 7:7,12,13 What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. No, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust...
James 1:22,23,25 But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves...
Romans 2:13 (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.
ContextDrawing Near to God
7Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double minded. 9Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. 10Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. 11Speak not evil one of another, brothers. He that speaks evil of his brother, and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law, and judges the law: but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge. 12There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who are you that judge another?
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Speak not one against another, brethren. He that speaketh against a brother, or judgeth his brother, speaketh against the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judgest the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
Detract not one another, my brethren. He that detracteth his brother, or he that judgeth his brother, detracteth the law, and judgeth the law. But if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
Darby Bible Translation
Speak not against one another, brethren. He that speaks against his brother, or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if thou judgest the law, thou art not doer of the law, but judge.
King James Bible
Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
Young's Literal Translation
Speak not one against another, brethren; he who is speaking against a brother, and is judging his brother, doth speak against law, and doth judge law, and if law thou dost judge, thou art not a doer of law but a judge;