Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

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Proverbs 15:18
A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict,
but a man slow to anger calms strife.
Proverbs 16:27
A worthless man digs up evil,
and his speech is like a scorching fire.
Proverbs 28:25
A greedy person provokes conflict,
but whoever trusts in the Lord will prosper.
Proverbs 29:22
An angry man stirs up conflict,
and a hot-tempered man increases rebellion.
James 4:1
What is the source of wars and fights among you? Don’t they come from the cravings that are at war within you?


Proverbs 17:9
Whoever conceals an offense promotes love,
but whoever gossips about it separates friends.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient, love is kind.
Love does not envy,
is not boastful, is not conceited,
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.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, maintain an intense love for each other, since love covers a multitude of sins.

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Proverbs 26:21
As charcoal for embers and wood for fire,
so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife.

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