Sirach 28:13

Deuterocanon (Ben Sira, Ecclesiasticus)

11 A hasty quarrel kindles a fire, and a hasty dispute sheds blood. 12 If you blow on a spark, it will glow; if you spit on it, it will be put out; yet both come out of your mouth. 13 Curse the gossips and the double-tongued, for they destroy the peace of many. 14 Slander has shaken many, and scattered them from nation to nation; it has destroyed strong cities, and overturned the houses of the great. 15 Slander has driven virtuous women from their homes, and deprived them of the fruit of their toil. Source

Date: 195-175 B.C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

Didache 2:4

Patristic

2 Thou shalt do no murder; thou shalt not commit adultery; thou shalt not commit sodomy; thou shalt not commit fornication; thou shalt not steal; thou shalt not use magic; thou shalt not use philtres; thou shalt not procure abortion, nor commit infanticide; thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's goods; 3 Thou shalt not commit perjury, thou shall not bear false witness; thou shalt not speak evil; thou shalt not bear malice. 4 Thou shalt not be double-minded nor double-tongued, for to be double-tongued is the snare of death. 5 Thy speech shall not be false nor vain, but completed in action. 6 Thou shalt not be covetous nor extortionate, nor a hypocrite, nor malignant, nor proud, thou shalt make no evil plan against thy neighbor. Source

Date: 50-70 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)
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