Posted by: Dutch | February 14, 2010

Multitude of sins

Meaning

Literal meaning

Origin

From the Bible, James 5:20 (King James Version):

“Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.”

and Peter 4:8:

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

– Special thanks to Gary Martin of The Phrase Finder

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