Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Shvat 1:3 Someone who habitually speaks LH is called a Baal LH which is much worse of a sin and punishment. 1:4 One who commits one of the three cardinal sins is punished in this world and loses his portion in the world to come. A Baal LH is as bad as all of them.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 26 Shvat. Beginning of laws of LH: 1:1 Asur to speak negatively about anyone. if its true its called LH, if not, its Motsi Shem Ra. Biblical source:Lo selech Rachil. 2:2 This is the specific verse for LH, there are many other sins one transgresses in the process, mentioned earlier.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 25 Shvat Arurin: 1)Arur makeh reiehu basaser, = curse referring to one who speaks LH. 2) Arur mashgeh iver baderech, =curse for one who places stumbling block 3)Arur asher lo yakim es divrei HaTorah Hazos, = curse to one who habitually commits any sin. 4)Arur makleh aviv v’imo.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 24 Shvat. 13)Midvar Sheker tirchak, if its a lie. 14)Vihalachta bidrachav, to act like Hashem and not speak LH. This concludes positive commandments.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Shvat 11)Es Hashem Elokecha tira, to fear G-d. 12) Limud HaTorah, that one could have been doing instead of speaking LH.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Shvat 9)Vikidashto, if one speaks LH about a Kohen in front of him. 10)Kabed es avicha v-es imecha, (also applies to step parents and older brother).
Chofetz Chaim Daily 21 Shvat. 7)Umikdashi tiraoo, if you speak LH in shul. 8) Vihadarta pnei zaken, if LH is about a chacham or old person and in front of them.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Shvat. 5)Hocheach tocheach es amisecha, if one doesnt rebuke an LH speaker. 6)Uvo sidbak, = cleave to Chachamim and not join an LH group.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Shvat 3) Bitzedek tishpot amisecha, if LH was because one didnt judge favorably. 4) Vichai achicha emach, if you cause loss to ones livelihood.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 18 Shvat. LH causes one to transgress many positive commandments. 1)”Zachor… asah Hashem LiMiriam, to remember and not speak LH 2)Viahavta lireiacha kamocha.