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Proverbs 10:12

    Proverbs 10:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Hatred stirreth up strifes; But love covereth all transgressions.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

    Hatred stirreth up strifes; But love covereth all transgressions.

    World English Bible

    Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all transgressions.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 10:12

    Hatred stirreth up strifes - It seeks for occasions to provoke enmity. It delights in broils. On the contrary, love conciliates; removes aggravations; puts the best construction on every thing; and pours water, not oil, upon the flame.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 10:12

    Love covereth all sins - i. e., First hides, does not expose, and then forgives and forgets all sins.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 10:12

    Proverbs 5:19 - Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.
    1 Corinthians 13:13 - And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
    1 Peter 4:8 - And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

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