Cover - a Christian perspective
The psalmist in Psalm 32 writes of those that have had their sin covered and transgressions forgiven by God. He says that they are blessed.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Covering, Not Cleaning - #4033
We think it's gross that people would cover a mess like that rather than cleaning it up. Maybe we know a little about how God feels when we do the very same thing. When we're doing something wrong, we'd far rather cover it up than clean it up. But the mess and the stench just keep growing.