Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all transgressions.

New American Standard Bible

Hatred stirs up strife,
But love covers all transgressions.

King James Version

Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

Holman Bible

Hatred stirs up conflicts,
but love covers all offenses.

International Standard Version

Hatred awakens contention, but love covers all transgressions.

American Standard Version

Hatred stirreth up strifes; But love covereth all transgressions.

Amplified


Hatred stirs up strife,
But love covers and overwhelms all transgressions [forgiving and overlooking another’s faults].

Bible in Basic English

Hate is a cause of violent acts, but all errors are covered up by love.

Darby Translation

Hatred stirreth up strifes; but love covereth all transgressions.

Julia Smith Translation

Hatred will excite strifes: and love will cover over all transgressions.

King James 2000

Hatred stirs up strife: but love covers all sins.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers over all offenses.

Modern King James verseion

Hatred stirs up fights, but love covers all sins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Evil will stirreth up strife; but love covereth the multitude of sins.

NET Bible

Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers all transgressions.

New Heart English Bible

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.

The Emphasized Bible

Hatred, stirreth up strifes, but, over all transgressions, love throweth a covering.

Webster

Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

World English Bible

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hatred awaketh contentions, And over all transgressions love covereth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂנאה 
sin'ah 
Usage: 17

עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80

מדן 
M@dan 
Usage: 2

but love
אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

Context Readings

Proverbs Concerning The Mouth

11 The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked. 12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all transgressions. 13 In the lips of him who has discernment wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.



Cross References

1 Peter 4:8

And above all having fervent love for yourselves, because love will cover a multitude of sins,

Proverbs 17:9

He who covers a transgression seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates chief friends.

James 5:20

let him know that he who converts a sinful man from his wandering way, will save a soul from death, and will hide a multitude of sins.

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirs up contention, but he who is slow to anger appeases strife.

Proverbs 16:27

A worthless man devises mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire.

Proverbs 28:25

He who is of a greedy spirit stirs up strife, but he who puts his trust in LORD shall be made fat.

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up strife, and a wrathful man abounds in transgression.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Love is patient and is kind. Love does not envy. Love does not brag, and is not puffed up.

James 4:1

From where are wars and fightings among you? Is it not from here: from your pleasures warring in your body-parts?

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