1 Peter 4:8

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
New King James Version

And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will cover a multitude of sins.”
New American Standard Bible

Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
New International Version

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
The Amplified Bible

Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and disregards the offenses of others].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

before all things in order of importance, having fervent love among yourselves, because love hides a multitude of sins.
Phillips’ Modern English

Above everything else be sure that you have real deep love for each other, remembering how love can cover a multitude of sins.
Williams’ Language of the People

Above everything else keep your love for one another fervent, because love covers up a multitude of sins.
1 Pet. 4:7 π 1 Pet. 4:9
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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Spectrums: “Church” or Ekklesia - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Any individual, whether the worst kind of evil villain or the best kind of saint or hero, is a combination of both good and bad characteristics – so why are led to believe that an assembly, which is made up of many individuals, must be either merely “good” or “bad” and not some mixture of both?

  2. What Did You Go Out To See? - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Those who have exited the “church” and entered into some form of the “wilderness” experience need to reconsider this question.
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