Covenant - Brit ברית
Definition - The term 'covenant' signifies an agreement made between two parties and must be distinguished from related ideas such as 'testament' and 'contract'. Unlike a testament a covenant involves a personal response on the side of the second party to make it effective. Unlike a contract, however, it is not a mutually negotiated affair but is offered unilaterally by one side to the other.
Here are the main Biblical covenants:
|Abrahamic AGen. 15:7-21|
|Abrahamic BGen. 17:10|
|Davidic/Kingly2 Sam. 23:5|
|The Renewed CovenantJeremiah 31:31-34|
Renewal of Covenant.
Four times in the history of Israel, its covenant of Sinai was renewed:
The Noachide Code: The 7 Commandments of the Covenant of Noah, the universal moral code for all mankind.
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