Covert
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Concealed; private; secret; disguised; as, covert actions.

2. (v. t.) Sheltered; not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a covert nook.

3. (v. t.) Under cover, authority or protection; as, a feme covert, a married woman who is considered as being under the protection and control of her husband.

4. (n.) A place that covers and protects; a shelter; a defense.

5. (a.) One of the special feathers covering the bases of the quills of the wings and tail of a bird.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COVERT

kuv'-ert: Now seldom used, except for game, and then generally spelt "cover." "A covered way" (2 Kings 16:18 the King James Version); also a shelter of any kind (Isaiah 4:6); "a hiding place," "a lair," "a hut" (Job 38:40); "a place of secrecy," "a secret way" (1 Samuel 25:20 Job 40:21 Psalm 61:4 Isaiah 16:4; Isaiah 32:2); "a den," "a lair" (Jeremiah 25:38).

Strong's Hebrew
5520. sok -- a thicket, covert, lair
... 5519, 5520. sok. 5521 . a thicket, covert, lair. Transliteration: sok
Phonetic Spelling: (soke) Short Definition: tabernacle. Word ...
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695. ereb -- a lying in wait, a covert, lair
... 694, 695. ereb. 696 . a lying in wait, a covert, lair. Transliteration:
ereb Phonetic Spelling: (eh'-reb) Short Definition: lair. ...
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5521. sukkah -- a thicket, booth
... booth, cottage, covert, pavilion, tabernacle, tent. Fem of cok; a hut or lair --
booth, cottage, covert, pavilion, tabernacle, tent. see HEBREW cok. ...
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5643. cether -- a covering, hiding place, secrecy
... Definition: backbiting. backbiting, covering, covert, disguise, hiding place,
protection, secretly, Or (feminine) cithrah (Deut. 32 ...
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2665. chephes -- a device, plot
... Word Origin from chaphas Definition a device, plot NASB Word Usage plot (1). search.
From chaphas; something covert, ie A trick -- search. see HEBREW chaphas. ...
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4329. mesak -- portico
... Word Origin see musak. portico From cakak; a portico (as covered) -- covert. see
HEBREW cakak. 4328, 4329. mesak. 4330 . Strong's Numbers.
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3858. lahat -- a flame
... flaming, enchantment From lahat; a blaze; also (from the idea of enwrapping) magic
(as covert) -- flaming, enchantment. see HEBREW lahat. 3857, 3858. ...
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4679. metsad -- fastness, a stronghold
... Or mtsad {mets-awd'}; or (feminine) mtsadah {mets-aw-daw'}; from tsuwd; a fastness
(as a covert of ambush) -- castle, fort, (strong) hold, munition. ...
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4563. mistor -- place of shelter
... Word Origin from sathar Definition place of shelter NASB Word Usage protection
(1). refuge. From cathar; a refuge -- covert. see HEBREW cathar. 4562, 4563. ...
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4565. mistar -- a secret place, hiding place
... secretly, place. From cathar; properly, a concealer, ie A covert -- secret(-ly,
place). see HEBREW cathar. 4564, 4565. mistar. 4566 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

John Chapter viii. 12
... Follow on in the same psalm: "But the sons of men shall hope under the covert of
Thy wings." Having now a salvation in common with their cattle, "the sons of ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xxxiv john chapter viii.htm

December 1 Morning
... DECEMBER 1 MORNING. A man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and
a covert from the tempest."ISA.32:2. Forasmuch . . . as ...
/.../anonymous/daily light on the daily path/december 1 morning.htm

Accession of Cyrus to the Throne.
... expressed no resentment, still he had secretly felt an extreme indignation and anger,
and he had now, for fifteen years, been nourishing covert schemes and ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/cyrus the great/chapter v accession of cyrus.htm

The Hiding-Place
... THE HIDING-PLACE. 'And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert
from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the hiding-place.htm

Journey to Jerusalem. Ten Lepers. Concerning the Kingdom.
... or, There! for, lo, the kingdom of God is within you. [Romans 14:17. The
question of the Pharisees was doubtless a covert criticism. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xcv journey to jerusalem ten.htm

Letter C
... Received 1816 * Covel, Samuel "Received 1821 * Covel, Zenas "Received 1801, Located
1810 * Covenhoven, Peter "Received 1810 * Covert, Morris "Received ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/bangs/an alphabetical list of m e preachers/letter c.htm

Tennessee Justifying Her Procedure.
... deceived. If there are errors in this confession, why should any man who
has discovered them yet pretend to preach under its covert? ...
/.../bente/american lutheranism/tennessee justifying her procedure.htm

A Prince's Bride
... birds sang with poignant sweetness while the new-budded limbs of the oleanders tilted
suddenly under their weight as they circled from covert to covert. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/miller/the city of delight/chapter i a princes bride.htm

Book iv. --Of Marcion's Antitheses.
... 15 Large grace hath poured profusely; and to ope. To the saints' eyes the Bandit's
[1546] covert plague: Lest any untrained, daring, ignorant,. ...
/.../book iv of marcions antitheses.htm

The Revolt of Babylon.
... These measures were all concerted and carried into effect in the most covert and
secret manner; and the tidings came at last to Susa that Babylon had openly ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter vii the revolt of.htm

Thesaurus
Covert (18 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Concealed; private; secret; disguised; as, covert actions. 2. (vt) Sheltered;
not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a covert nook. ...COVERT. ...
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Lair (8 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). Psalms 10:9 He lurketh in secret as a lion in his covert; He lieth in
wait to catch the poor: He doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net. ...
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Den (19 Occurrences)
... 11:8), "a light-hole," from 'or, "light," perhaps for me`arah; cokh (Psalm 10:9
the King James Version), and cukkah (Job 38:40), "a covert," elsewhere "booth ...
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Marsh (4 Occurrences)
... Can the flag grow without water?" and in Job 40:21 (of the behemoth), "He lieth
under the lotus-trees, In the covert of the reed, and the fen (bitstsah)." In 1 ...
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Spring (122 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To issue with speed and violence; to move with activity; to dart; to
shoot. 3. (vi) To start or rise suddenly, as from a covert. ...
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Reed (41 Occurrences)
... the top of every reed. The "covert of the reed" (Job 40:21) shelters a large
amount of animal and bird life. This reed will answer ...
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Covers (50 Occurrences)

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Shadow (72 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 4:6 And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the day time from the
heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain. ...
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Hiding (53 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 32:2 A man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the
storm, as streams of water in a dry place, as the shade of a large rock in a ...
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Oppressing (11 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 25:38 He has left his covert, as the lion; for their land is become an
astonishment because of the fierceness of the oppressing sword, and because of ...
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Concordance
Covert (18 Occurrences)

1 Samuel 25:20
It was so, as she rode on her donkey, and came down by the covert of the mountain, that behold, David and his men came down toward her; and she met them.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

2 Kings 16:18
And the covert for the sabbath that they had built in the house, and the king's entry without, turned he from the house of the LORD for the king of Assyria.
(KJV WBS)

Job 37:8
Then the beasts go into coverts, and remain in their dens.
(Root in JPS ASV YLT)

Job 38:40
When they couch in their dens, and abide in the covert to lie in wait?
(KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

Job 40:21
He lies under the lotus trees, in the covert of the reed, and the marsh.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Psalms 10:9
He lurketh in secret as a lion in his covert; He lieth in wait to catch the poor: He doth catch the poor, when he draweth him in his net.
(ASV YLT RSV)

Psalms 27:5
For in the day of trouble he will keep me secretly in his pavilion. In the covert of his tabernacle he will hide me. He will lift me up on a rock.
(WEB JPS ASV)

Psalms 31:20
In the covert of thy presence wilt thou hide them from the plottings of man: Thou wilt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.
(ASV JPS RSV)

Psalms 61:4
I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Psalms 91:1
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
(See JPS)

Psalms 119:114
Thou art my hiding-place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
(See JPS)

Song of Songs 2:14
O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, In the covert of the steep place, Let me see thy countenance, Let me hear thy voice; For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
(ASV DBY JPS RSV)

Isaiah 4:6
And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the day time from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Isaiah 16:4
Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Isaiah 32:2
A man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the storm, as streams of water in a dry place, as the shade of a large rock in a weary land.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Jeremiah 4:6
Set up a standard toward Zion: flee for safety, stay not; for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction.
(See JPS)

Jeremiah 6:1
Flee for safety, ye children of Benjamin, out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and raise up a signal on Beth-haccherem; for evil looketh forth from the north, and a great destruction.
(See JPS)

Jeremiah 25:38
He has left his covert, as the lion; for their land is become an astonishment because of the fierceness of the oppressing sword, and because of his fierce anger.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Subtopics

Covert

Related Terms

Lair (8 Occurrences)

Den (19 Occurrences)

Marsh (4 Occurrences)

Spring (122 Occurrences)

Reed (41 Occurrences)

Covers (50 Occurrences)

Shadow (72 Occurrences)

Hiding (53 Occurrences)

Oppressing (11 Occurrences)

Lotus-trees (2 Occurrences)

Lodge (64 Occurrences)

Lotus (2 Occurrences)

Lurketh (2 Occurrences)

Lotus-bushes (2 Occurrences)

Looms (2 Occurrences)

Wait (223 Occurrences)

Way (7551 Occurrences)

Waster (7 Occurrences)

Watercourses (14 Occurrences)

Fen (1 Occurrence)

Fens (1 Occurrence)

Teko'a (11 Occurrences)

Rode (22 Occurrences)

Riding (30 Occurrences)

Rouse (25 Occurrences)

Reeds (27 Occurrences)

Ravine (26 Occurrences)

Elude (2 Occurrences)

Enchantment (4 Occurrences)

Day-time (11 Occurrences)

Descending (23 Occurrences)

Pavilion (11 Occurrences)

Precipice (3 Occurrences)

Plots (20 Occurrences)

Pigeon (3 Occurrences)

Plottings (1 Occurrence)

Behemoth (1 Occurrence)

Beth-hacche'rem (2 Occurrences)

Blind (91 Occurrences)

Conceal (19 Occurrences)

Concealest (1 Occurrence)

Covered (325 Occurrences)

Ceaseth (21 Occurrences)

Cover (254 Occurrences)

Covertly (2 Occurrences)

Catcheth (10 Occurrences)

Cliff (11 Occurrences)

Concealeth (7 Occurrences)

Sneer (3 Occurrences)

Steal (29 Occurrences)

Sap (6 Occurrences)

Spoiler (11 Occurrences)

Shady (3 Occurrences)

Steep (7 Occurrences)

Shelter (36 Occurrences)

Brooks (28 Occurrences)

Oppressor (28 Occurrences)

Trampled (41 Occurrences)

Tempest (30 Occurrences)

Fierceness (33 Occurrences)

Habitations (38 Occurrences)

Abides (37 Occurrences)

Astonishment (51 Occurrences)

Thirsty (38 Occurrences)

Horror (51 Occurrences)

Sojourn (51 Occurrences)

Hideth (28 Occurrences)

Streams (80 Occurrences)

Rivers (81 Occurrences)

Storm (62 Occurrences)

Hiding-place (7 Occurrences)

Couch (55 Occurrences)

Lifteth (69 Occurrences)

Weary (77 Occurrences)

Shade (67 Occurrences)

Ceased (80 Occurrences)

Donkey (84 Occurrences)

Nought (104 Occurrences)

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