A gossip is one who repeats idle talk or rumors about others. Gossip need not be, but often is, malicious. The word is not found in the KJV, but is found in the RSV in both Testaments.
Old Testament Uses
In the Old Testament it is the translation of two Hebrew words:
New Testament Uses
In the New Testament the word appears three times, and in each case it is the rendering of a different Greek word: