1 Peter 4:8

Overview - 1 Peter 4
He exhorts them to cease from sin by the example of Christ, and the consideration of the general end that now approaches;
12 and comforts them against persecution.
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1 Peter 4:8  (King James Version)
And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
 


above
Colossians 3:14 ; James 5:12 ; 3 John 1:2

fervent
[Agapen ektenes , "intense love; for love shall cover (or covers, [kalupto ,] in the present tense, as
several copies read) a multitude of sins;" which seems a reference to the proverb, "love covereth all sins," Proverbs 10:12 . 1:22 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ; 14:1 1 Thessalonians 3:12 ; 1 Thessalonians 4:9 1 Thessalonians 4:10 2 Thessalonians 1:3 ; 1 Timothy 1:5 ; Hebrews 13:1
2 Peter 1:6 2 Peter 1:7

for
Proverbs 10:12 ; 12:16 17:9 18:13 1 Corinthians 13:7 ; James 5:20

shall
or, will.
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