Proverbs 26

Proverbs 26

Proverbs 26:22.

“Rumors are dainty morsels that sink deep into one’s heart.” (NLT).

“Listening to gossip is like eating cheap candy; do you want junk like that in your belly?” (Message).

“Gossip is so delicious, and how we love to swallow it! For slander is easily absorbed into our innermost being.” (TPT).

“The words of a slanderer are like tasty trifles, and they go down into the inmost body.” (NKJ).

“The words of a querulous man are bruising; they penetrate one’s inmost parts.” (Tanakh).

Querulous: quarrelsome; dissatisfied murmuring; whining; petulant complaining.