He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor.
Treasury of Scripture
Psalm 101:5-8 Whoever privately slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that has an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer...
Exodus 23:1-33 You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness...
Leviticus 19:16 You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you stand against the blood of your neighbor...
Jeremiah 9:4-9 Take you heed every one of his neighbor, and trust you not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant...
Romans 1:30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness to all men.
James 4:11 Speak not evil one of another, brothers. He that speaks evil of his brother, and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law...
1 Peter 2:1,2 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, all evil speakings...
1 Samuel 24:11 Moreover, my father, see, yes, see the skirt of your robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and killed you not...
Isaiah 56:2 Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps the sabbath from polluting it...
Matthew 7:12 Therefore all things whatever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Romans 12:17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
Romans 13:10 Love works no ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.
taketh up. or, receiveth or, endureth
Proverbs 22:10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yes, strife and reproach shall cease.
Proverbs 25:3 The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable.
ContextWho Shall Dwell on Your Holy Hill?
1Lord, who shall abide in your tabernacle? who shall dwell in your holy hill? 2He that walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart. 3He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor. 4In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honors them that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt, and changes not. 5He that puts not out his money to usury, nor takes reward against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
He that slandereth not with his tongue, Nor doeth evil to his friend, Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor;
He that speaketh truth in his heart, who hath not used deceit in his tongue: Nor hath done evil to his neighbour: nor taken up a reproach against his neighbours.
Darby Bible Translation
He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;
King James Bible
He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
Young's Literal Translation
He hath not slandered by his tongue, He hath not done to his friend evil; And reproach he hath not lifted up Against his neighbour.