“Thou shalt not speak evil of thy neighbor, nor do him any harm” (D&C 42: 27).

“He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him” (Proverbs 20: 19).

“A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. The words of a talebearer are as wounds….Death and life are in the power of the tongue” (Proverbs 18: 7-8, 21).