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 to all these [things] [add] love, which is [the] bond of perfection.
James 5:12
Now above all, my brothers, do not swear either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no, no, in order that you may not fall under judgment.
3 John 1:2
Dear friend, I pray you may prosper concerning everything and be healthy, just as your soul prospers.


Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers over all offenses.
Proverbs 12:16
As for a fool, {on that very day} he makes his anger known, but he who ignores an insult [is] prudent.
Proverbs 17:9
He who forgives an affront fosters love, but he who waits on a matter will alienate a friend.
Proverbs 18:13
He who returns a word before he will hear, folly itself [belongs] to him as well as shame.
1 Corinthians 13:7
bears all [things], believes all [things], hopes all [things], endures all [things].
James 5:20
he should know that the one who turns a sinner back from the error of his way will save that person's soul from death, and will cover over a great number of sins.

General references

Genesis 9:23
Then Shem and Japheth took a garment, and the two of them put [it] on [their] shoulders and, walking backward, they covered the nakedness of their father. And their faces [were turned] backward, so that they did not see the nakedness of their father.
Genesis 24:18
And she said, "Drink, my lord." And she quickly lowered her jar in her hand and gave him a drink.
John 15:12
This is my commandment: that you love one another just as I have loved you.
1 Corinthians 16:14
All your [actions] must be done in love.
Hebrews 13:1
Brotherly love must continue.
1 John 4:21
And this [is] the commandment we have from him: that the one who loves God should love his brother also.