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(106.) See Exodus 23:1 ("Do not cause to be heard a false report."); Leviticus 19:16 ("Do not go as a talebearer among your people.").
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shal t thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.
In Leviticus 19:16 God tells Moses to instruct the children of Israel "not to go about as a talebearer among your people." The word rakhil is used here (tale-bearer) which literally means merchant in the Hebrew.
That was a good week after the accident; and in no time the talebearers spread it over town how that Renkowski from the back road had beaten up Blanchard's cook in the parking lot behind Helen's bar and him the closest thing to a friend Renkowski ever had and Why?
Del Medico, Are Talebearers Really as Bad as Talemakers?:
WHAT a brood of vipers and talebearers lurked among colleagues who gathered to give Superintendent Chris Pretty a convivial send-off to his new post as head of training for West Midlands Police.
In addition, the citation shows the recognition by Pecunia that talebearers have a receptive audience "in the best tribunals of Babylon." Since the tribunals to which malsines reported were usually inquisitional, these Babylonian tribunals most likely refer to the Holy Office.
Although the dream-portrait tells the story as an exemplum against talebearers, it incidentally (and amusingly) tends to confirm the truth of what others have told Guillaume, since in Ovid the infidelity of Coronis is undisputed fact.
Humility, as always, is key, lest we merely be talebearers (forbidden in Leviticus 19:16).
Robert Henryson complained that "fals titlaris (talebearers) now growis vp full rank (abundant)."(43) Anyone making a study of detractors in the period soon despairs of the same problem of overabundance.
Robert Henryson complained that "fals titlaris (talebearers) now growis vp full rank (abundant)." (43) Anyone making a study of detractors in the period soon despairs of the same problem of overabundance.