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
And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfection.
James 5:12
But above all things, my brethren, do not swear by heaven or by the earth or by any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no, no; lest ye fall into condemnation.
3 John 1:2
Beloved, I wish that thou be prospered in all things and be sound, even as thy soul prospers.


Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up strifes, but love covers all sins.
Proverbs 12:16
A fool's wrath is presently known, but he who covers the injury is sane.
Proverbs 17:9
He that covers a transgression seeks love, but he that repeats a matter separates very friends.
Proverbs 18:13
For him that answers a word before he hears, it is folly and reproach unto him.
1 Corinthians 13:7
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
James 5:20
let that one know, that whosoever causes the sinner to convert from the error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

General references

Genesis 9:23
Then Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it upon both their shoulders and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they did not see their father's nakedness.
Genesis 24:18
And she said, Drink, my lord, and she hastened to let down her pitcher upon her hand and gave him drink.
John 15:12
This is my commandment, That ye love one another as I have loved you.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all your things be done with charity.
Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love continue.
1 John 4:21
And we have this commandment from him, That he who loves God loves his brother also.