Full Texts of Selected References
Matthew 11:25-26--At that time (kaiRO-) Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden (EKrypsas or apEKrypsas) these things from the wise (sophO-N) and learned (synetO-N), and revealed (apeKAlypsas) them to little children. 26 Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure (eudoKIa emprosTHEN). (NIV)
Alt.:--to do thus came to be the way approved by you. (NWT)
Alt.:--thank you for hiding the truth from those who think themselves so wise, and for revealing it to little children. Yes, Father, for it pleased you to do it this way! (LB)
Alt.:--for such was thy gracious will. (RSV)
Alt.:--you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent (LEB)
Alt.:--You've concealed your ways from sophisticates and know-it-alls, but spelled them out clearly to ordinary people. Yes, Father, that's the way you like to work. (Mes)

Luke 8:16-17--And no one having lit a lamp covers (kalYPtei) it with a container or puts it under a bed. But he puts it on a lampstand in order that the ones coming in may see the light. 17 For there is not a hidden (krypTON) thing which will not become visible (phanerON), nor a hidden-away (aPOkryphon) thing which will never be known (gno-sTHE-) and come into visibility (eis phanerON). (DLNT)
Alt.:--No one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar ... For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open. (NIV)
Alt.:--and then covers it with a bowl or hides it under a bed ... For all that is secret will eventually be brought into the open (NLT)
Alt.:--Another time he asked, “Who ever heard of someone lighting a lamp and then covering it up to keep it from shining? (LB)
Alt.:--and puts it under a pail (NLV)
Alt.:--or puts it under a couch (Darby)
Alt.:--covers it with a basket ... For nothing is concealed that won't be revealed, and nothing hidden that won't be made known and come to light. (HCSB)
Alt.:--For nothing is hidden that will not become evident (NASB)
Alt.:--For there is nothing covered that will not be revealed (ABPE)
Alt.:-- For there is nothing hidden now which will not become perfectly plain and there are no secrets now which will not become as clear as daylight. (Phillips)
Alt.:--No one lights a lamp and then covers it with a washtub or shoves it under the bed. ... We’re not keeping secrets; we’re telling them. We’re not hiding things; we’re bringing everything out into the open. (Mes)

John 8:58-59--Jesus said to them, "Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM." 59 Then they took up stones to throw at Him; but Jesus hid Himself (eKRYbe-) and went out of the temple,* going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
* NU-Text omits the rest of this verse. (NKJV)
Alt:--When Jesus said this, the people picked up stones to throw at him [believing he had committed blasphemy worthy of death]. (EXB)
Alt:--And they picked up stones to stone him, and Yeshua hid himself and went out from The Temple and passed through their midst and moved on. (ABPE)
Alt:--but Jesus concealed Himself and left the temple. (AMP)
Alt:--but Yeshua was hidden and left the Temple grounds. (CJB)
Alt:--Jesus disappeared and made his way out of the Temple. (Phillips)
Alt:--The people picked up stones to hurl at Him, but Jesus slipped out of the temple. [Their murderous rage would have to wait.] (Voice)

Acts 20:9--And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft (triSTEGou), and was taken up dead. (KJV)
Alt.:--being overcome by sleep, he had a fall from the third floor (BBE)
Alt.:--in his sleep he fell from the third story (ABPE)
Alt.:--This lad, gradually sinking into deep sleep while Paul preached at unusual length, overcome at last by sleep, fell from the second floor and was taken up dead. (Wey)

Romans 4:7--Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven (aphETHe-san), and whose sins are covered (epekalYPHthe-san). (ESV)
Alt.:--Blessed and happy and to be envied are those whose iniquities are forgiven and whose sins are covered up and completely buried. (AMP)
Alt.:--whose wrongs [sins] are pardoned [covered; blotted out]. (EXB)
Alt.:--Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sins are put out of sight. (NLT)
Note:--The verse is a quotation of Psalms 32:1.

1 Corinthians 9:11-12-- If we have sown spiritual seed among you, is it too much if we reap a material harvest from you? 12 If others have this right of support from you, shouldn't we have it all the more? But we did not use (echre-SAmetha) this right. On the contrary, we put up with (STEgomen) anything rather than hinder the gospel of Christ. (NIV)
Alt.:--we have not made use of this authority, but we are bearing all things (NWT)
Alt.:--we have not used this power; but suffer all things (KJV)
Alt.:--We have planted good spiritual seed in your souls. Is it too much to ask, in return, for mere food and clothing? 12 You give them to others who preach to you, and you should. But shouldn't we have an even greater right to them? Yet we have never used this right, but supply our own needs without your help. We have never demanded payment of any kind for fear that, if we did, you might be less interested in our message to you from Christ. (LB)
Alt.:--[we] have put up with all sorts of things (Phillips)
Alt.:--but we endure anything rather than put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ. (RSV)
Alt.:--we put up with all sorts of hardships (NAB)
Alt.:--we tolerate everything in order not to put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of the Messiah. (ISV)

1 Thessalonians 3:1-5-- So when we could stand it no longer (me-KEti STEgontes), we thought it best (eudoKE-samen) to be left by ourselves in Athens. 2 We sent Timothy, who is our brother and God's fellow worker in spreading the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith (PIsteo-s), 3 so that no one would be unsettled (SAInesthai) by these trials. You know quite well that we were destined for them. 4 In fact, when we were with you, we kept telling you that we would be persecuted. And it turned out that way, as you well know. 5 For this reason, when I could stand it no longer (me-KEti STEgo-n), I sent to find out about your faith (PIstin). I was afraid that in some way the tempter might have tempted you and our efforts might have been useless. (NIV)
Alt.:--being no longer able to refrain ourselves (Darby)
Alt.:--Hence when we could bear it no longer, ... that no one might be swayed by these tribulations ... That is why, indeed, when I could bear it no longer (NWT)
Alt.:--Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, ... that no man should be moved by these afflictions ... For this cause, when I could no longer forbear (KJV)
Alt.:--when we couldn’t stand being separated from you any longer and could find no way to visit you ourselves, we stayed in Athens and sent Timothy (Mes)
Alt.:--Therefore, when [the suspense of separation and our yearning for some personal communication from you] became intolerable ... And we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s servant in [spreading] the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, to strengthen and establish and to exhort and comfort and encourage you in your faith, that no one [of you] should be disturbed and beguiled and led astray ...when I could bear [the suspense] no longer, I sent that I might learn [how you were standing the strain, and the endurance of] your faith, (AMP)
Alt.:--Finally, when I could stand it no longer, ... to keep you from becoming faint-hearted in all the troubles you were going through. ... As I was saying, when I could bear the suspense no longer (LB)
Alt.:--We did not want any of you to lose heart at the troubles you were going through (Phillips)

1 Timothy 5:24-25--The sins of some men are conspicuous (PROde-LOI), pointing to judgment, but the sins of others appear later (epakolouTHOUsin). 25 So also good deeds (ta ERga ta kaLA) are conspicuous (PROde-la); and even when they are not, they cannot remain hidden (kryBE-nai). (RSV)
Alt:--The wrong things some men do can be seen clearly and show that they should be punished. But wrong things other people do are not seen until later. So also, the good things are seen clearly. Even when they are not seen at first, they will be seen later. (WE)
Alt:--The sins of other men are not apparent, but are dogging them, nevertheless, under the surface. Similarly some virtues are plain to see, while others, though not at all conspicuous, will eventually make themselves felt. (Phillips)
Alt:--In like manner also there are good works that are evident; and such as are otherwise cannot be hid. (ASV)
Alt:--cannot be hidden [indefinitely]. (AMP)
Alt:--Some are easily seen, but none of them can be hidden. (CEV)
Alt:--But even if they are not obvious now, none of them will stay hidden forever. (ERV)
Alt:--those that are not easily seen cannot stay hidden [since they will be revealed on judgment day]. (EXB)
Alt:--the good deeds done in secret will someday come to light. (NLT)

James 5:19-20--My brothers, if anyone among you errs from the truth (ale-THEIas) and someone turns him back, 20 let him know that the one having turned-back a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death, and will cover (kalYPsei) a multitude of sins. (DLNT)
Alt.:--cover a multitude of sins [that is, obtain the pardon of the many sins committed by the one who has been restored]. (AMP)
Alt.:--whoever turns a sinner from his wandering path will save him from death and cover many sins. (CJB)
Alt.:--he has rescued a soul from death, and his loving action will "cover a multitude of sins". (Phillips)
Alt.:--don’t write them off. Go after them. Get them back and you will have rescued precious lives from destruction and prevented an epidemic of wandering away from God. (Mes)
Alt.:-- you will rescue him from the grips of death and cover the pain and consequences of untold sins. (Voice)
Alt.:--shall hide a multitude of sins. (KJV)
Alt.:--and throw a veil over a multitude of sins. (Wey)

1 Peter 4:7-10--But the end of all things (PANto-n) is drawn nigh: be sober (so-phroNE-sate) therefore, and be watchful (NE-psate) unto prayers; 8 but before all things (PANto-n) having fervent love (aGApe-n ektenE-) among yourselves, because love covers (aGApe- kalYPtei) a multitude of sins; 9 hospitable (phiLOxenoi) one to another, without murmuring (goggysMOU); 10 each according as he has received a gift, ministering it to one another, as good stewards of [the] various grace of God. (Darby)
Alt.:--Above all, have fervent and unfailing love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins [it overlooks unkindness and unselfishly seeks the best for others]. (AMP)
Alt.:--keep loving each other actively (CJB)
Alt.:--have a true love for each other. (NLV)
Alt.:--love wipes away many sins. (CEV)
Alt.:--have a constant mutual charity among yourselves (DR)
Alt.:--love makes you willing to forgive many sins. (ERV)
Alt.:--keep loving one another earnestly (ESV)
Alt.:--love each other warmly (GWT)
Alt.:--show sincere love to each other, because love brings about the forgiveness of many sins. (CEB)
Alt.:--love each other deeply. Love has a way of not looking at others' sins. (ICB)
Alt.:--love each other as if your life depended on it. Love makes up for practically anything. (Mes)
Alt.:--love each other steadily and unselfishly, because love makes up for many faults. (Voice)

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