|Noah Webster's 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.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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).
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)