talebearer


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167) It is for this reason, said Rabbi Yossef, that the verse, "[T]here shall not go a talebearer in your midst," (168) is juxtaposed next to the commandment to "not stand idly by while your friends blood is being spilled.
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shal t thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.
Humility, as always, is key, lest we merely be talebearers (forbidden in Leviticus 19:16).