If any one threatened to tell, the two, sinking their private heat, would immediately band together against the talebearer.
The talebearer had given him an exaggerated account of the interview.
The words of a talebearer are as it were simple, but they reach to the innermost parts of the belly.
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
When the wood faileth, the fire shall go out: and when the talebearer is taken away, contentions shall cease.
May we never suffer a tale to pass our lips; and let us never stand to hearken to a talebearer.
Nobody could call him a detractor or a backbiter or a talebearer or a liar.
It does not always transpire that we are benefited by the act of the talebearer, but in this case it was highly salutary.
If he did these things, was he not a "talebearer" within the meaning of the rule?
The dissection of a slanderer's or talebearer's heart would present the most loathsome specimen of morbid anatomy conceivable.