He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
1 Corinthians 13:5
Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;
1 Peter 4:8
And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.
Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me:
Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.
And Moses commanded them, saying, At the end of every seven years, in the solemnity of the year of release, in the feast of tabernacles,
Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.
And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?
Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
2 Corinthians 2:10
To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ;
But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.