Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cover.

Etymologies

cover + -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is not, as Rome teaches, "covereth" his own sins; for then the

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • A nation that claims to live by Judeo-Christian principles seems not to have read the book of Proverbs: "The mouth of a righteous person is a well of life, but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked."

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  • “‘He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy,’” said Merry.

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  • Good news on the construction front: Icing covereth a multitude of sins.

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  • When she seeth thee, she will fall in love with thee; for thou art fair to look upon and love covereth all things.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thereupon he signed to the negress, who rose and, pointing her finger at the blonde, said: Dost thou not know that in the Koran sent down to His prophet and apostle, is transmitted the saying of God the Most High, ‘By the night when it covereth all things with darkness; by the day when it shineth forth!’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Mohammed who enjoined mercy to debtors while in the flesh (chapt.ii. 280, etc.) said “Allah covereth all faults except debt; that is to say, there will be punishment therefor.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Also Prov. 28: 13 says, “He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.”

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  • First, the outlaw being, for his many crimes and villanies, banished from the towns and houses of honest men, and wandering in waste places, far from danger of law, maketh his mantle his house, and under it covereth himself from the wrath of Heaven, from the offence of the earth, and from the sight of men.

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  • No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.

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