New International Version
Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
King James Bible
Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.
Darby Bible Translation
Hatred stirreth up strifes; but love covereth all transgressions.
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.
Proverbs 10:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
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.
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'The way of the Lord is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.'--PROVERBS x. 29. You observe that the words 'shall be,' in the last clause, are a supplement. They are quite unnecessary, and in fact they rather hinder the sense. They destroy the completeness of the antithesis between the two halves of the verse. If you leave them out, and suppose that the 'way of the Lord' is what is spoken of in both clauses, you get a far deeper and fuller meaning. 'The way …
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1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of their way will save them from death and cover over a multitude of sins.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife."
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