New American Standard Bible
"BLESSED ARE THOSE WHOSE LAWLESS DEEDS HAVE BEEN FORGIVEN, AND WHOSE SINS HAVE BEEN COVERED.
King James Bible
Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed they whose lawlessnesses have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered:
World English Bible
"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
Young's Literal Translation
'Happy they whose lawless acts were forgiven, and whose sins were covered;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Blessed - Happy are they: they are highly favored; see the note at Matthew 5:3.
Whose sins are covered - Are concealed; or hidden from the view. On which God will no more look, and which he will no more remember. "By these words," says Calvin (in loco), "we are taught that justification with Paul is nothing else but pardon of sin." The word "cover" here has no reference to the atonement, but is expressive of hiding, or concealing that is, of forgiving sin.
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