A Beautiful Secret
Beautiful Secrets from the Bible
“Love covers a multitude of sins” – Bible (1 Peter 4:8)
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In a different place but the same message:
“Love covers a multitude of transgressions” – Bible (Proverbs 10:12)
Here are few more translations (the last one being ‘most literal’ – accurate):
English Revised Version
Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all transgressions.
Webster’s Bible Translation
Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.
World English Bible
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.
Young’s Literal Translation
Hatred awaketh contentions, And over all transgressions love covereth.
Note the word “all” — all transgressions = all sins.
To whom it’s applied?
Only God knows.
P/S 2 (an incident in the Bible):
Lord Jesus Christ said regarding an adulteress/prostitute/fornicator, “For this reason I say to you, her sins, which are many, have been forgiven, for she loved much; but he who is forgiven little, loves little.” (Luke 7:47)