1 Peter 4:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
4253 [e]πρὸ
pro
abovePrep
3956 [e]πάντων
pantōn
all things,Adj-GNP
3588 [e]τὴν
tēn
- Art-AFS
1519 [e]εἰς
eis
amongPrep
1438 [e]ἑαυτοὺς
heautous
yourselvesRefPro-AM3P
26 [e]ἀγάπην
agapēn
loveN-AFS
1618 [e]ἐκτενῆ
ektenē
ferventAdj-AFS
2192 [e]ἔχοντες,
echontes
having,V-PPA-NMP
3754 [e]ὅτι
hoti
becauseConj
26 [e]ἀγάπη
agapē
loveN-NFS
2572 [e]καλύπτει
kalyptei
covers overV-PIA-3S
4128 [e]πλῆθος
plēthos
a multitudeN-ANS
266 [e]ἁμαρτιῶν·
hamartiōn
of sins,N-GFP









Greek Texts
ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
πρὸ πάντων τὴν εἰς ἑαυτοὺς ἀγάπην ἐκτενῆ ἔχοντες, ὅτι ἀγάπη καλύπτει πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν·

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
πρὸ πάντων τὴν εἰς ἑαυτοὺς ἀγάπην ἐκτενῆ ἔχοντες, ὅτι ἀγάπη καλύπτει πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν·

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
πρὸ πάντων τὴν εἰς ἑαυτοὺς ἀγάπην ἐκτενῆ ἔχοντες, ὅτι ἀγάπη καλύπτει πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν·

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
πρὸ πάντων δὲ τὴν εἰς ἑαυτοὺς ἀγάπην ἐκτενῆ ἔχοντες, ὅτι ἀγάπη καλύψει πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν·

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
πρὸ πάντων δὲ τὴν εἰς ἑαυτοὺς ἀγάπην ἐκτενῆ ἔχοντες, ὅτι ἡ ἀγάπη καλύψει πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν·

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
πρό πᾶς ὁ εἰς ἑαυτοῦ ἀγάπη ἐκτενής ἔχω ὅτι ἀγάπη καλύπτω πλῆθος ἁμαρτία

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
πρὸ πάντων δὲ τὴν εἰς ἑαυτοὺς ἀγάπην ἐκτενῆ ἔχοντες, ὅτι ἥ ἀγάπη καλύψει πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν·

ΠΕΤΡΟΥ Α΄ 4:8 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
πρὸ πάντων δὲ τὴν εἰς ἑαυτοὺς ἀγάπην ἐκτενῆ ἔχοντες ὅτι ἀγάπη καλύψει πλῆθος ἁμαρτιῶν

1 Peter 4:8 Hebrew Bible
ולפני כל דבר אהבו איש את אחיו אהבה חזקה כי על רב פשעים תכסה האהבה׃

1 Peter 4:8 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܩܕܡ ܟܠ ܡܕܡ ܚܘܒܐ ܚܪܝܦܐ ܠܘܬ ܚܕܕܐ ܢܗܘܐ ܠܟܘܢ ܚܘܒܐ ܓܝܪ ܡܚܦܐ ܤܘܓܐܐ ܕܚܛܗܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Above all, maintain an intense love for each other, since love covers a multitude of sins.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

above.

Colossians 3:14 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfection.

James 5:12 But above all things, my brothers, swear not, neither by heaven, …

3 John 1:2 Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, …

fervent. [Agapen ektenes, 'intense love; for love shall cover (or covers, [kalupto,] in the present tense, as several copies read) a multitude of sins;' which seems a reference to the proverb, 'love covereth all sins,' Pr.

1 Peter 1:22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through …

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not …

1 Corinthians 14:1 Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that …

1 Thessalonians 3:12 And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, …

1 Thessalonians 4:9,10 But as touching brotherly love you need not that I write to you: …

2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brothers, as it is meet, …

1 Timothy 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and …

Hebrews 13:1 Let brotherly love continue.

2 Peter 1:6,7 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience …

for.

Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.

Proverbs 12:16 A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covers shame.

Proverbs 17:9 He that covers a transgression seeks love; but he that repeats a …

Proverbs 18:13 He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him.

1 Corinthians 13:7 Bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

James 5:20 Let him know, that he which converts the sinner from the error of …

shall. or, will.

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