Cover, Covering - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Cover, Covering

[ A-1,Verb,G2572, kalupto ]
signifies to cover," Matthew 8:24; Matthew 10:26; Luke 8:16; Luke 23:30; James 5:20 (RV); 1 Peter 4:8; to veil, in 2 Corinthians 4:3 (RV; AV, "hid"). See HIDE.

Note: Cp. the corresponding noun kalumma, "a veil," 2 Corinthians 3:13-16. See VEIL.

[ A-2,Verb,G1943, epikalupto ]
"to cover up or over" (epi, "over"), is used in Romans 4:7, lit., "whose sins are covered over." Cp. epikalumma, "a cloke," 1 Peter 2:16.

[ A-3,Verb,G4028, perikalupto ]
"to cover around" (peri, "around"), e.g., the face, and so, to blindfold, is translated "cover" in Mark 14:65, "blindfold" in Luke 22:64. In Hebrews 9:4, it signifies "to overlay." See BLINDFOLD, OVERLAY.

[ A-4,Verb,G4780, sunkalupto ]
lit., "to cover together;" the sun--, however, is intensive, and the verb signifies "to cover wholly, to cover up," Luke 12:2.

[ A-5,Verb,G2619, katakalupto ]
"to cover up" (kata, intensive), in the Middle Voice, "to cover oneself," is used in 1 Corinthians 11:6-7 (RV, "veiled").

Note: In 1 Corinthians 11:4, "having his head covered" is, lit., "having (something) down the head."

[ B-1,Noun,G4018, peribolaion ]
lit. denotes "something thrown around" (peri, "around," ballo, "to throw"); hence, "a veil, covering," 1 Corinthians 11:15 (marg.), or "a mantle around the body, a vesture," Hebrews 1:12. See CLOTHING, Note

[ B-2,Noun,G4629, skepasma ]
"a covering" (skepazo, "to cover"), strictly, "a roofing," then, "any kind of shelter or covering," is used in the plural in 1 Timothy 6:8 (AV, "rainment;" RV, "covering").

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