Chofetz Chaim Daily 28 Shvat 1:5 It doesnt matter who is asking for information, it is always asur to speak LH. 1:6 Asur even if it will cause a financial loss, even job loss. 1:7 Asur to speak LH even if it will create an awkward/embarrassing situation.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 27 Shvat 1:3 Someone who habitually speaks LH is called a Baal LH which is a terrible sin & punishment. 1:4 One who commits a cardinal sin is punished in this world and loses portion in the world to come. A Baal LH is as bad as all three.
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 25 Shvat Arurin: 1)Arur makeh reiehu basaser. Curse for one who speaks LH. 2) Arur mashgeh iver baderech. Curse for one who places stumbling block 3)Arur asher lo yakim es divrei
Chofetz Chaim Daily 23 Shvat 11)Es Hashem Elokecha tira. Fear G-d. 12) Limud HaTorah. One could have been learning instead of speaking LH.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 22 Shvat 9)V’kidashto. Do not speak 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. Do not speak LH in shul. 8)V’hadarta pnei zaken. Do not speak LH about a chacham or old person, definitely not in front of them.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 20 Shvat 5)Hocheach tocheach es amisecha. One should rebuke a LH speaker 6)Uvo tidbak. Cleave to Chachamim and do not join a LH group
Chofetz Chaim Daily 18 Shvat. LH causes one to transgress many positive commandments. 1)Zachor… asah Hashem L’Miriam. Remember and do not speak LH 2)V’Ahavta L’Reiacha Kamocha. Chofetz Chaim Daily 19 Shvat 3)B’tzedek tishpot amisecha. LH may come from a person not judging another favorably. 4)V’chai achicha emach. LH can cause loss to another’s livelihood.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 17 Shvat. 16)Lo sachnifu es haaretz, if one agrees to a an LH story to gain approval of speaker. 17)Lo sikallel cheiresh. One may not curse another. Speaking LH commonly causes one to transgress 17 negative commandments!
Chofetz Chaim Daily 16 Shvat 14)Lo sisa alav cheit. One may not shame another. 15)Kol almanah v’yasom lo saanun. One may not pain a widow or an orphan.