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 over all these, love, which is the bond of completion.
James 5:12
And before all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, nor by earth, nor any other oath: and let your yea be yea; and nay, nay; that ye fall not under. judgment.
3 John 1:2
Dearly beloved, I pray above all things that thou succeed and be in good health, as thy soul succeeds.


Proverbs 10:12
Hatred will excite strifes: and love will cover over all transgressions.
Proverbs 12:16
The foolish one in the day shall make known his anger: but the prudent one covered dishonor.
Proverbs 17:9
He covering transgression seeks love; and he perverting in the word, separates a, friend.
Proverbs 18:13
He turning back the word before he shall hear it, is folly and shame to him.
1 Corinthians 13:7
Covers all things, believes all, hopes all things, endures all. '
James 5:20
Let him know, that he having turned the sinful from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.

General references

Genesis 9:23
And Shem and Japheth will take a garment and they will put upon their two shoulders, and will go backwards and will cover the nakedness of their father: and their faces backwards, and they will not see the nakedness of their father.
Genesis 24:18
And she will say, Drink, lord: and she will hasten, and she will bring down her bucket upon her hand, and will give him to drink
John 15:12
This is my command, That ye love one another, as I loved you.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all things be in love.
Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love remain.
1 John 4:21
And this command have we from him, That he loving God love his brother also.