Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

Bible References


Colossians 3:14
Above all, put on love—the perfect bond of unity.
James 5:12
Now above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. Your “yes” must be “yes,” and your “no” must be “no,” so that you won’t fall under judgment.
3 John 1:2
Dear friend, I pray that you may prosper in every way and be in good health physically just as you are spiritually.


Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up conflicts,
but love covers all offenses.
Proverbs 12:16
A fool’s displeasure is known at once,
but whoever ignores an insult is sensible.
Proverbs 17:9
Whoever conceals an offense promotes love,
but whoever gossips about it separates friends.
Proverbs 18:13
The one who gives an answer before he listens—
this is foolishness and disgrace for him.
1 Corinthians 13:7
It bears all things, believes all things,
hopes all things, endures all things.
James 5:20
let him know that whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his life from death and cover a multitude of sins.

General references

Genesis 9:23
Then Shem and Japheth took a cloak and placed it over both their shoulders, and walking backward, they covered their father’s nakedness. Their faces were turned away, and they did not see their father naked.
Genesis 24:18
She replied, “Drink, my lord.” She quickly lowered her jug to her hand and gave him a drink.
John 15:12
This is My command: Love one another as I have loved you.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Your every action must be done with love.
Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love continue.
1 John 4:21
And we have this command from Him: The one who loves God must also love his brother.

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