Gossip See also Evil Speaking; Rumor To share personal facts or information about another person without that person’s approval. Every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof, Matt. 12:36. Saints are admonished not to be tattlers and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not, 1 Tim. 5:11–14. Thou shalt not speak evil of thy neighbor, D&C 42:27. Strengthen your brethren in all your conversation, D&C 108:7.