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JOSHUA 9:18-21Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And the children of Israel smote them not, because the princes of the congregation had sworn unto them by the Lord God of Israel. And all the congregation murmured against the princes.
    Joshua 9:18 Meaning
  • 19 But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the Lord God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.
    Joshua 9:19 Meaning
  • 20 This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.
    Joshua 9:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the princes said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had promised them.
    Joshua 9:21 Meaning

GALATIANS 3:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.

Binding

JOSHUA 9:18-20Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And the children of Israel smote them not, because the princes of the congregation had sworn unto them by the Lord God of Israel. And all the congregation murmured against the princes.
    Joshua 9:18 Meaning
  • 19 But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the Lord God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.
    Joshua 9:19 Meaning
  • 20 This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.
    Joshua 9:20 Meaning

JEREMIAH 34:8-21Verses in the Bible

  • 8 This is the word that came unto Jeremiah from the Lord, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people which were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty unto them;
    Jeremiah 34:8 Meaning
  • 9 That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.
    Jeremiah 34:9 Meaning
  • 10 Now when all the princes, and all the people, which had entered into the covenant, heard that every one should let his manservant, and every one his maidservant, go free, that none should serve themselves of them any more, then they obeyed, and let them go.
    Jeremiah 34:10 Meaning
  • 11 But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
    Jeremiah 34:11 Meaning
  • 12 Therefore the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying,
    Jeremiah 34:12 Meaning
  • 13 Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel; I made a covenant with your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondmen, saying,
    Jeremiah 34:13 Meaning
  • 14 At the end of seven years let ye go every man his brother an Hebrew, which hath been sold unto thee; and when he hath served thee six years, thou shalt let him go free from thee: but your fathers hearkened not unto me, neither inclined their ear.
    Jeremiah 34:14 Meaning
  • 15 And ye were now turned, and had done right in my sight, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbour; and ye had made a covenant before me in the house which is called by my name:
    Jeremiah 34:15 Meaning
  • 16 But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.
    Jeremiah 34:16 Meaning
  • 17 Therefore thus saith the Lord; Ye have not hearkened unto me, in proclaiming liberty, every one to his brother, and every man to his neighbour: behold, I proclaim a liberty for you, saith the Lord, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine; and I will make you to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
    Jeremiah 34:17 Meaning
  • 18 And I will give the men that have transgressed my covenant, which have not performed the words of the covenant which they had made before me, when they cut the calf in twain, and passed between the parts thereof,
    Jeremiah 34:18 Meaning
  • 19 The princes of Judah, and the princes of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the land, which passed between the parts of the calf;
    Jeremiah 34:19 Meaning
  • 20 I will even give them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that seek their life: and their dead bodies shall be for meat unto the fowls of the heaven, and to the beasts of the earth.
    Jeremiah 34:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Zedekiah king of Judah and his princes will I give into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that seek their life, and into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, which are gone up from you.
    Jeremiah 34:21 Meaning

EZEKIEL 17:14-18Verses in the Bible

  • 14 That the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping of his covenant it might stand.
    Ezekiel 17:14 Meaning
  • 15 But he rebelled against him in sending his ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give him horses and much people. Shall he prosper? shall he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break the covenant, and be delivered?
    Ezekiel 17:15 Meaning
  • 16 As I live, saith the Lord God, surely in the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he brake, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
    Ezekiel 17:16 Meaning
  • 17 Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company make for him in the war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many persons:
    Ezekiel 17:17 Meaning
  • 18 Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.
    Ezekiel 17:18 Meaning

GALATIANS 3:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.

Binding, Not Only on Those Who Make Them, but on Those Who Are Represented

DEUTERONOMY 29:14,15Verses in the Bible

Blood of

EXODUS 24:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the Lord hath made with you concerning all these words.

Book of

EXODUS 24:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the Lord hath said will we do, and be obedient.

The Mosaic Law Called a Covenant

EXODUS 34:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 And he was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.

• See Contracts

• See Vows

Covenant oF Men With Men


• Breach Of, Punished

2 SAMUEL 21:1-6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of the Lord. And the Lord answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.
    2 Samuel 21:1 Meaning
  • 2 And the king called the Gibeonites, and said unto them; (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites; and the children of Israel had sworn unto them: and Saul sought to slay them in his zeal to the children of Israel and Judah.)
    2 Samuel 21:2 Meaning
  • 3 Wherefore David said unto the Gibeonites, What shall I do for you? and wherewith shall I make the atonement, that ye may bless the inheritance of the Lord?
    2 Samuel 21:3 Meaning
  • 4 And the Gibeonites said unto him, We will have no silver nor gold of Saul, nor of his house; neither for us shalt thou kill any man in Israel. And he said, What ye shall say, that will I do for you.
    2 Samuel 21:4 Meaning
  • 5 And they answered the king, The man that consumed us, and that devised against us that we should be destroyed from remaining in any of the coasts of Israel,
    2 Samuel 21:5 Meaning
  • 6 Let seven men of his sons be delivered unto us, and we will hang them up unto the Lord in Gibeah of Saul, whom the Lord did choose. And the king said, I will give them.
    2 Samuel 21:6 Meaning

JEREMIAH 34:8-22Verses in the Bible

  • 8 This is the word that came unto Jeremiah from the Lord, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people which were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty unto them;
    Jeremiah 34:8 Meaning
  • 9 That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.
    Jeremiah 34:9 Meaning
  • 10 Now when all the princes, and all the people, which had entered into the covenant, heard that every one should let his manservant, and every one his maidservant, go free, that none should serve themselves of them any more, then they obeyed, and let them go.
    Jeremiah 34:10 Meaning
  • 11 But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
    Jeremiah 34:11 Meaning
  • 12 Therefore the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying,
    Jeremiah 34:12 Meaning
  • 13 Thus saith the Lord, the God of Israel; I made a covenant with your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondmen, saying,
    Jeremiah 34:13 Meaning
  • 14 At the end of seven years let ye go every man his brother an Hebrew, which hath been sold unto thee; and when he hath served thee six years, thou shalt let him go free from thee: but your fathers hearkened not unto me, neither inclined their ear.
    Jeremiah 34:14 Meaning
  • 15 And ye were now turned, and had done right in my sight, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbour; and ye had made a covenant before me in the house which is called by my name:
    Jeremiah 34:15 Meaning
  • 16 But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.
    Jeremiah 34:16 Meaning
  • 17 Therefore thus saith the Lord; Ye have not hearkened unto me, in proclaiming liberty, every one to his brother, and every man to his neighbour: behold, I proclaim a liberty for you, saith the Lord, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine; and I will make you to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
    Jeremiah 34:17 Meaning
  • 18 And I will give the men that have transgressed my covenant, which have not performed the words of the covenant which they had made before me, when they cut the calf in twain, and passed between the parts thereof,
    Jeremiah 34:18 Meaning
  • 19 The princes of Judah, and the princes of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the land, which passed between the parts of the calf;
    Jeremiah 34:19 Meaning
  • 20 I will even give them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that seek their life: and their dead bodies shall be for meat unto the fowls of the heaven, and to the beasts of the earth.
    Jeremiah 34:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Zedekiah king of Judah and his princes will I give into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that seek their life, and into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, which are gone up from you.
    Jeremiah 34:21 Meaning
  • 22 Behold, I will command, saith the Lord, and cause them to return to this city; and they shall fight against it, and take it, and burn it with fire: and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation without an inhabitant.
    Jeremiah 34:22 Meaning

EZEKIEL 17:13-19Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And hath taken of the king's seed, and made a covenant with him, and hath taken an oath of him: he hath also taken the mighty of the land:
    Ezekiel 17:13 Meaning
  • 14 That the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping of his covenant it might stand.
    Ezekiel 17:14 Meaning
  • 15 But he rebelled against him in sending his ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give him horses and much people. Shall he prosper? shall he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break the covenant, and be delivered?
    Ezekiel 17:15 Meaning
  • 16 As I live, saith the Lord God, surely in the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he brake, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
    Ezekiel 17:16 Meaning
  • 17 Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company make for him in the war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many persons:
    Ezekiel 17:17 Meaning
  • 18 Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.
    Ezekiel 17:18 Meaning
  • 19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; As I live, surely mine oath that he hath despised, and my covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.
    Ezekiel 17:19 Meaning

National

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Ratified


• By Giving the Hand

EZRA 10:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 And they gave their hands that they would put away their wives; and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their trespass.

LAMENTATIONS 5:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

EZEKIEL 17:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.

• Loosing the Shoe

RUTH 4:7-11Verses in the Bible

  • 7 Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning changing, for to confirm all things; a man plucked off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbour: and this was a testimony in Israel.
    Ruth 4:7 Meaning
  • 8 Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for thee. So he drew off his shoe.
    Ruth 4:8 Meaning
  • 9 And Boaz said unto the elders, and unto all the people, Ye are witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelech's, and all that was Chilion's and Mahlon's, of the hand of Naomi.
    Ruth 4:9 Meaning
  • 10 Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, have I purchased to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance, that the name of the dead be not cut off from among his brethren, and from the gate of his place: ye are witnesses this day.
    Ruth 4:10 Meaning
  • 11 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. The Lord make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:
    Ruth 4:11 Meaning

• Written and Sealed

NEHEMIAH 9:38In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 38 And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, seal unto it.

JEREMIAH 32:10-12Verses in the Bible

  • 10 And I subscribed the evidence, and sealed it, and took witnesses, and weighed him the money in the balances.
    Jeremiah 32:10 Meaning
  • 11 So I took the evidence of the purchase, both that which was sealed according to the law and custom, and that which was open:
    Jeremiah 32:11 Meaning
  • 12 And I gave the evidence of the purchase unto Baruch the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, in the sight of Hanameel mine uncle's son, and in the presence of the witnesses that subscribed the book of the purchase, before all the Jews that sat in the court of the prison.
    Jeremiah 32:12 Meaning

• By Giving Presents

GENESIS 21:27-30Verses in the Bible

  • 27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
    Genesis 21:27 Meaning
  • 28 And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
    Genesis 21:28 Meaning
  • 29 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?
    Genesis 21:29 Meaning
  • 30 And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.
    Genesis 21:30 Meaning

1 SAMUEL 18:3,4Verses in the Bible

  • 3 Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
    1 Samuel 18:3 Meaning
  • 4 And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his girdle.
    1 Samuel 18:4 Meaning

• By Making a Feast

GENESIS 26:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 And he made them a feast, and they did eat and drink.

• By a Monument

GENESIS 31:45,46,49-53Verses in the Bible

  • 46 And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they did eat there upon the heap.
    Genesis 31:46 Meaning
  • 49 And Mizpah; for he said, The Lord watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
    Genesis 31:49 Meaning
  • 50 If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives beside my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness betwixt me and thee.
    Genesis 31:50 Meaning
  • 51 And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee;
    Genesis 31:51 Meaning
  • 52 This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.
    Genesis 31:52 Meaning
  • 53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge betwixt us. And Jacob sware by the fear of his father Isaac.
    Genesis 31:53 Meaning

• By Salting

LEVITICUS 2:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 And every oblation of thy meat offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.

NUMBERS 18:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer unto the Lord, have I given thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: it is a covenant of salt for ever before the Lord unto thee and to thy seed with thee.

2 CHRONICLES 13:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Ought ye not to know that the Lord God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

• By Offering a Sacrifice

GENESIS 15:9-17Verses in the Bible

  • 9 And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
    Genesis 15:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.
    Genesis 15:10 Meaning
  • 11 And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
    Genesis 15:11 Meaning
  • 12 And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.
    Genesis 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
    Genesis 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.
    Genesis 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.
    Genesis 15:15 Meaning
  • 16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.
    Genesis 15:16 Meaning
  • 17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
    Genesis 15:17 Meaning

JEREMIAH 34:18,19Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And I will give the men that have transgressed my covenant, which have not performed the words of the covenant which they had made before me, when they cut the calf in twain, and passed between the parts thereof,
    Jeremiah 34:18 Meaning
  • 19 The princes of Judah, and the princes of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the land, which passed between the parts of the calf;
    Jeremiah 34:19 Meaning

By oath

• See Oath

• See Contracts

Instances of Covenant



• Abraham and Abimelech

GENESIS 21:22-32Verses in the Bible

  • 22 And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest:
    Genesis 21:22 Meaning
  • 23 Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.
    Genesis 21:23 Meaning
  • 24 And Abraham said, I will swear.
    Genesis 21:24 Meaning
  • 25 And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.
    Genesis 21:25 Meaning
  • 26 And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither yet heard I of it, but to day.
    Genesis 21:26 Meaning
  • 27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
    Genesis 21:27 Meaning
  • 28 And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
    Genesis 21:28 Meaning
  • 29 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?
    Genesis 21:29 Meaning
  • 30 And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.
    Genesis 21:30 Meaning
  • 31 Wherefore he called that place Beer-sheba; because there they sware both of them.
    Genesis 21:31 Meaning
  • 32 Thus they made a covenant at Beer-sheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
    Genesis 21:32 Meaning

• Abimelech and Isaac

GENESIS 26:26-31Verses in the Bible

  • 26 Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief captain of his army.
    Genesis 26:26 Meaning
  • 27 And Isaac said unto them, Wherefore come ye to me, seeing ye hate me, and have sent me away from you?
    Genesis 26:27 Meaning
  • 28 And they said, We saw certainly that the Lord was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee;
    Genesis 26:28 Meaning
  • 29 That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee, and as we have done unto thee nothing but good, and have sent thee away in peace: thou art now the blessed of the Lord.
    Genesis 26:29 Meaning
  • 30 And he made them a feast, and they did eat and drink.
    Genesis 26:30 Meaning
  • 31 And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.
    Genesis 26:31 Meaning

• Jacob and Laban

GENESIS 31:44-54Verses in the Bible

  • 44 Now therefore come thou, let us make a covenant, I and thou; and let it be for a witness between me and thee.
    Genesis 31:44 Meaning
  • 45 And Jacob took a stone, and set it up for a pillar.
    Genesis 31:45 Meaning
  • 46 And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they did eat there upon the heap.
    Genesis 31:46 Meaning
  • 47 And Laban called it Jegar-sahadutha: but Jacob called it Galeed.
    Genesis 31:47 Meaning
  • 48 And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;
    Genesis 31:48 Meaning
  • 49 And Mizpah; for he said, The Lord watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
    Genesis 31:49 Meaning
  • 50 If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt take other wives beside my daughters, no man is with us; see, God is witness betwixt me and thee.
    Genesis 31:50 Meaning
  • 51 And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee;
    Genesis 31:51 Meaning
  • 52 This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.
    Genesis 31:52 Meaning
  • 53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge betwixt us. And Jacob sware by the fear of his father Isaac.
    Genesis 31:53 Meaning
  • 54 Then Jacob offered sacrifice upon the mount, and called his brethren to eat bread: and they did eat bread, and tarried all night in the mount.
    Genesis 31:54 Meaning

• Jonathan and David

1 SAMUEL 18:3,4Verses in the Bible

  • 3 Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
    1 Samuel 18:3 Meaning
  • 4 And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his girdle.
    1 Samuel 18:4 Meaning

1 SAMUEL 20:16,42Verses in the Bible

  • 16 So Jonathan made a covenant with the house of David, saying, Let the Lord even require it at the hand of David's enemies.
    1 Samuel 20:16 Meaning
  • 42 And Jonathan said to David, Go in peace, forasmuch as we have sworn both of us in the name of the Lord, saying, The Lord be between me and thee, and between my seed and thy seed for ever. And he arose and departed: and Jonathan went into the city.
    1 Samuel 20:42 Meaning

2 SAMUEL 21:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the Lord's oath that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.

• Jews With Each Other, to Serve God

2 CHRONICLES 15:12-15Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And they entered into a covenant to seek the Lord God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;
    2 Chronicles 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 That whosoever would not seek the Lord God of Israel should be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman.
    2 Chronicles 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 And they sware unto the Lord with a loud voice, and with shouting, and with trumpets, and with cornets.
    2 Chronicles 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the Lord gave them rest round about.
    2 Chronicles 15:15 Meaning

NEHEMIAH 10:28-32Verses in the Bible

  • 28 And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinims, and all they that had separated themselves from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one having knowledge, and having understanding;
    Nehemiah 10:28 Meaning
  • 29 They clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the Lord our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes;
    Nehemiah 10:29 Meaning
  • 30 And that we would not give our daughters unto the people of the land, nor take their daughters for our sons:
    Nehemiah 10:30 Meaning
  • 31 And if the people of the land bring ware or any victuals on the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of them on the sabbath, or on the holy day: and that we would leave the seventh year, and the exaction of every debt.
    Nehemiah 10:31 Meaning
  • 32 Also we made ordinances for us, to charge ourselves yearly with the third part of a shekel for the service of the house of our God;
    Nehemiah 10:32 Meaning

• King Zedekiah and His Subjects

JEREMIAH 34:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 This is the word that came unto Jeremiah from the Lord, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people which were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty unto them;

• Ahab With Benhadad

1 KINGS 20:34In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 34 And Ben-hadad said unto him, The cities, which my father took from thy father, I will restore; and thou shalt make streets for thee in Damascus, as my father made in Samaria. Then said Ahab, I will send thee away with this covenant. So he made a covenant with him, and sent him away.

• Subjects With Sovereign

2 CHRONICLES 23:1-3,16Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
    2 Chronicles 23:1 Meaning
  • 2 And they went about in Judah, and gathered the Levites out of all the cities of Judah, and the chief of the fathers of Israel, and they came to Jerusalem.
    2 Chronicles 23:2 Meaning
  • 3 And all the congregation made a covenant with the king in the house of God. And he said unto them, Behold, the king's son shall reign, as the Lord hath said of the sons of David.
    2 Chronicles 23:3 Meaning
  • 16 And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, that they should be the Lord's people.
    2 Chronicles 23:16 Meaning

Covenant oF God With Men


• Confirmed With an Oath

GENESIS 22:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:

GENESIS 26:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father;

GENESIS 50:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

PSALM 89:35In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 35 Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David.

PSALM 105:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac;

LUKE 1:73In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 73 The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,

HEBREWS 6:13,17,18Verses in the Bible

  • 13 For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself,
    Hebrews 6:13 Meaning
  • 17 Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:
    Hebrews 6:17 Meaning
  • 18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
    Hebrews 6:18 Meaning

• Binding

LEVITICUS 26Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the Lord your God.
    Leviticus 26:1 Meaning
  • 2 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 26:2 Meaning
  • 3 If ye walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them;
    Leviticus 26:3 Meaning
  • 4 Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
    Leviticus 26:4 Meaning
  • 5 And your threshing shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing time: and ye shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land safely.
    Leviticus 26:5 Meaning
  • 6 And I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid: and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.
    Leviticus 26:6 Meaning
  • 7 And ye shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.
    Leviticus 26:7 Meaning
  • 8 And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.
    Leviticus 26:8 Meaning
  • 9 For I will have respect unto you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and establish my covenant with you.
    Leviticus 26:9 Meaning
  • 10 And ye shall eat old store, and bring forth the old because of the new.
    Leviticus 26:10 Meaning
  • 11 And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you.
    Leviticus 26:11 Meaning
  • 12 And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people.
    Leviticus 26:12 Meaning
  • 13 I am the Lord your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you go upright.
    Leviticus 26:13 Meaning
  • 14 But if ye will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments;
    Leviticus 26:14 Meaning
  • 15 And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my covenant:
    Leviticus 26:15 Meaning
  • 16 I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
    Leviticus 26:16 Meaning
  • 17 And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.
    Leviticus 26:17 Meaning
  • 18 And if ye will not yet for all this hearken unto me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins.
    Leviticus 26:18 Meaning
  • 19 And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass:
    Leviticus 26:19 Meaning
  • 20 And your strength shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.
    Leviticus 26:20 Meaning
  • 21 And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me; I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins.
    Leviticus 26:21 Meaning
  • 22 I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your high ways shall be desolate.
    Leviticus 26:22 Meaning
  • 23 And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me;
    Leviticus 26:23 Meaning
  • 24 Then will I also walk contrary unto you, and will punish you yet seven times for your sins.
    Leviticus 26:24 Meaning
  • 25 And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
    Leviticus 26:25 Meaning
  • 26 And when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.
    Leviticus 26:26 Meaning
  • 27 And if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me;
    Leviticus 26:27 Meaning
  • 28 Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.
    Leviticus 26:28 Meaning
  • 29 And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.
    Leviticus 26:29 Meaning
  • 30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
    Leviticus 26:30 Meaning
  • 31 And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.
    Leviticus 26:31 Meaning
  • 32 And I will bring the land into desolation: and your enemies which dwell therein shall be astonished at it.
    Leviticus 26:32 Meaning
  • 33 And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste.
    Leviticus 26:33 Meaning
  • 34 Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies' land; even then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths.
    Leviticus 26:34 Meaning
  • 35 As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.
    Leviticus 26:35 Meaning
  • 36 And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
    Leviticus 26:36 Meaning
  • 37 And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
    Leviticus 26:37 Meaning
  • 38 And ye shall perish among the heathen, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.
    Leviticus 26:38 Meaning
  • 39 And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.
    Leviticus 26:39 Meaning
  • 40 If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me;
    Leviticus 26:40 Meaning
  • 41 And that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity:
    Leviticus 26:41 Meaning
  • 42 Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.
    Leviticus 26:42 Meaning
  • 43 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.
    Leviticus 26:43 Meaning
  • 44 And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the Lord their God.
    Leviticus 26:44 Meaning
  • 45 But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 26:45 Meaning
  • 46 These are the statutes and judgments and laws, which the Lord made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.
    Leviticus 26:46 Meaning

JEREMIAH 11:2,3Verses in the Bible

  • 2 Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak unto the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
    Jeremiah 11:2 Meaning
  • 3 And say thou unto them, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel; Cursed be the man that obeyeth not the words of this covenant,
    Jeremiah 11:3 Meaning

GALATIANS 3:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.

• Everlasting

GENESIS 8:20-22Verses in the Bible

  • 20 And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
    Genesis 8:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
    Genesis 8:21 Meaning
  • 22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
    Genesis 8:22 Meaning

GENESIS 9:1-17Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
    Genesis 9:1 Meaning
  • 2 And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.
    Genesis 9:2 Meaning
  • 3 Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.
    Genesis 9:3 Meaning
  • 4 But flesh with the life thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
    Genesis 9:4 Meaning
  • 5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.
    Genesis 9:5 Meaning
  • 6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.
    Genesis 9:6 Meaning
  • 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
    Genesis 9:7 Meaning
  • 8 And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
    Genesis 9:8 Meaning
  • 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
    Genesis 9:9 Meaning
  • 10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
    Genesis 9:10 Meaning
  • 11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
    Genesis 9:11 Meaning
  • 12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:
    Genesis 9:12 Meaning
  • 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
    Genesis 9:13 Meaning
  • 14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:
    Genesis 9:14 Meaning
  • 15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
    Genesis 9:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
    Genesis 9:16 Meaning
  • 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
    Genesis 9:17 Meaning

PSALM 105:8,10Verses in the Bible

  • 8 He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.
    Psalm 105:8 Meaning
  • 9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac;
    Psalm 105:9 Meaning
  • 10 And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant:
    Psalm 105:10 Meaning

ISAIAH 54:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee.

ISAIAH 61:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 For I the Lord love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

• God Faithful to

LEVITICUS 26:44,45Verses in the Bible

  • 44 And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the Lord their God.
    Leviticus 26:44 Meaning
  • 45 But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 26:45 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 4:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 (For the Lord thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

DEUTERONOMY 7:8,9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 But because the Lord loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
    Deuteronomy 7:8 Meaning
  • 9 Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
    Deuteronomy 7:9 Meaning

JUDGES 2:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 And an angel of the Lord came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said, I made you to go up out of Egypt, and have brought you unto the land which I sware unto your fathers; and I said, I will never break my covenant with you.

1 KINGS 8:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 And he said, Lord God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart:

PSALM 105:8-11Verses in the Bible

  • 8 He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.
    Psalm 105:8 Meaning
  • 9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac;
    Psalm 105:9 Meaning
  • 10 And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant:
    Psalm 105:10 Meaning
  • 11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:
    Psalm 105:11 Meaning

PSALM 106:45In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 45 And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.

PSALM 111:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.

MICAH 7:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.

• Repudiated by God on Account of Jews' Idolatry

JEREMIAH 44:26,27Verses in the Bible

  • 26 Therefore hear ye the word of the Lord, all Judah that dwell in the land of Egypt; Behold, I have sworn by my great name, saith the Lord, that my name shall no more be named in the mouth of any man of Judah in all the land of Egypt, saying, The Lord God liveth.
    Jeremiah 44:26 Meaning
  • 27 Behold, I will watch over them for evil, and not for good: and all the men of Judah that are in the land of Egypt shall be consumed by the sword and by the famine, until there be an end of them.
    Jeremiah 44:27 Meaning

HEBREWS 8:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.

• Broken by the Jews

JEREMIAH 22:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the Lord their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.

EZEKIEL 16:59In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 59 For thus saith the Lord God; I will even deal with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.

HEBREWS 8:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.

• Punishments for Breaking of

LEVITICUS 26:25-46Verses in the Bible

  • 25 And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
    Leviticus 26:25 Meaning
  • 26 And when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.
    Leviticus 26:26 Meaning
  • 27 And if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me;
    Leviticus 26:27 Meaning
  • 28 Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.
    Leviticus 26:28 Meaning
  • 29 And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.
    Leviticus 26:29 Meaning
  • 30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
    Leviticus 26:30 Meaning
  • 31 And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.
    Leviticus 26:31 Meaning
  • 32 And I will bring the land into desolation: and your enemies which dwell therein shall be astonished at it.
    Leviticus 26:32 Meaning
  • 33 And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste.
    Leviticus 26:33 Meaning
  • 34 Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as long as it lieth desolate, and ye be in your enemies' land; even then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths.
    Leviticus 26:34 Meaning
  • 35 As long as it lieth desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.
    Leviticus 26:35 Meaning
  • 36 And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
    Leviticus 26:36 Meaning
  • 37 And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
    Leviticus 26:37 Meaning
  • 38 And ye shall perish among the heathen, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.
    Leviticus 26:38 Meaning
  • 39 And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.
    Leviticus 26:39 Meaning
  • 40 If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me;
    Leviticus 26:40 Meaning
  • 41 And that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity:
    Leviticus 26:41 Meaning
  • 42 Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.
    Leviticus 26:42 Meaning
  • 43 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.
    Leviticus 26:43 Meaning
  • 44 And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the Lord their God.
    Leviticus 26:44 Meaning
  • 45 But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am the Lord.
    Leviticus 26:45 Meaning
  • 46 These are the statutes and judgments and laws, which the Lord made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.
    Leviticus 26:46 Meaning

Instances of Covenant



• Of the Sabbath

EXODUS 31:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.

• Of the Ten Commandments

EXODUS 34:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 And he was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.

DEUTERONOMY 5:2,3Verses in the Bible

DEUTERONOMY 9:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which the Lord made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights, I neither did eat bread nor drink water:

• With Adam

GENESIS 2:16,17Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
    Genesis 2:16 Meaning
  • 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
    Genesis 2:17 Meaning

• Noah

GENESIS 8:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.

GENESIS 9:8-17Verses in the Bible

  • 8 And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
    Genesis 9:8 Meaning
  • 9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
    Genesis 9:9 Meaning
  • 10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
    Genesis 9:10 Meaning
  • 11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
    Genesis 9:11 Meaning
  • 12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:
    Genesis 9:12 Meaning
  • 13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
    Genesis 9:13 Meaning
  • 14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:
    Genesis 9:14 Meaning
  • 15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
    Genesis 9:15 Meaning
  • 16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
    Genesis 9:16 Meaning
  • 17 And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
    Genesis 9:17 Meaning

• Abraham

GENESIS 12:1-3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee:
    Genesis 12:1 Meaning
  • 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
    Genesis 12:2 Meaning
  • 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
    Genesis 12:3 Meaning

GENESIS 15Verses in the Bible

  • 1 After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
    Genesis 15:1 Meaning
  • 2 And Abram said, Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
    Genesis 15:2 Meaning
  • 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.
    Genesis 15:3 Meaning
  • 4 And, behold, the word of the Lord came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.
    Genesis 15:4 Meaning
  • 5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.
    Genesis 15:5 Meaning
  • 6 And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
    Genesis 15:6 Meaning
  • 7 And he said unto him, I am the Lord that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
    Genesis 15:7 Meaning
  • 8 And he said, Lord God, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?
    Genesis 15:8 Meaning
  • 9 And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
    Genesis 15:9 Meaning
  • 10 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.
    Genesis 15:10 Meaning
  • 11 And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
    Genesis 15:11 Meaning
  • 12 And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.
    Genesis 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;
    Genesis 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.
    Genesis 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.
    Genesis 15:15 Meaning
  • 16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.
    Genesis 15:16 Meaning
  • 17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
    Genesis 15:17 Meaning
  • 18 In the same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:
    Genesis 15:18 Meaning
  • 19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,
    Genesis 15:19 Meaning
  • 20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaims,
    Genesis 15:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.
    Genesis 15:21 Meaning

GENESIS 17:1-22Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
    Genesis 17:1 Meaning
  • 2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
    Genesis 17:2 Meaning
  • 3 And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,
    Genesis 17:3 Meaning
  • 4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.
    Genesis 17:4 Meaning
  • 5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee.
    Genesis 17:5 Meaning
  • 6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
    Genesis 17:6 Meaning
  • 7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
    Genesis 17:7 Meaning
  • 8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
    Genesis 17:8 Meaning
  • 9 And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.
    Genesis 17:9 Meaning
  • 10 This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised.
    Genesis 17:10 Meaning
  • 11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
    Genesis 17:11 Meaning
  • 12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of thy seed.
    Genesis 17:12 Meaning
  • 13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
    Genesis 17:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.
    Genesis 17:14 Meaning
  • 15 And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
    Genesis 17:15 Meaning
  • 16 And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.
    Genesis 17:16 Meaning
  • 17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
    Genesis 17:17 Meaning
  • 18 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!
    Genesis 17:18 Meaning
  • 19 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.
    Genesis 17:19 Meaning
  • 20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
    Genesis 17:20 Meaning
  • 21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
    Genesis 17:21 Meaning
  • 22 And he left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham.
    Genesis 17:22 Meaning

EXODUS 6:4-8Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers.
    Exodus 6:4 Meaning
  • 5 And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant.
    Exodus 6:5 Meaning
  • 6 Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the Lord, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments:
    Exodus 6:6 Meaning
  • 7 And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the Lord your God, which bringeth you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
    Exodus 6:7 Meaning
  • 8 And I will bring you in unto the land, concerning the which I did swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it you for an heritage: I am the Lord.
    Exodus 6:8 Meaning

PSALM 105:8-11Verses in the Bible

  • 8 He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.
    Psalm 105:8 Meaning
  • 9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac;
    Psalm 105:9 Meaning
  • 10 And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant:
    Psalm 105:10 Meaning
  • 11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:
    Psalm 105:11 Meaning

ROMANS 9:7-13Verses in the Bible

  • 7 Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.
    Romans 9:7 Meaning
  • 8 That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the seed.
    Romans 9:8 Meaning
  • 9 For this is the word of promise, At this time will I come, and Sarah shall have a son.
    Romans 9:9 Meaning
  • 10 And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac;
    Romans 9:10 Meaning
  • 11 (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;)
    Romans 9:11 Meaning
  • 12 It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.
    Romans 9:12 Meaning
  • 13 As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.
    Romans 9:13 Meaning

GALATIANS 3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?
    Galatians 3:1 Meaning
  • 2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
    Galatians 3:2 Meaning
  • 3 Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?
    Galatians 3:3 Meaning
  • 4 Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.
    Galatians 3:4 Meaning
  • 5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
    Galatians 3:5 Meaning
  • 6 Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
    Galatians 3:6 Meaning
  • 7 Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.
    Galatians 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.
    Galatians 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.
    Galatians 3:9 Meaning
  • 10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
    Galatians 3:10 Meaning
  • 11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
    Galatians 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.
    Galatians 3:12 Meaning
  • 13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:
    Galatians 3:13 Meaning
  • 14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
    Galatians 3:14 Meaning
  • 15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.
    Galatians 3:15 Meaning
  • 16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
    Galatians 3:16 Meaning
  • 17 And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.
    Galatians 3:17 Meaning
  • 18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.
    Galatians 3:18 Meaning
  • 19 Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.
    Galatians 3:19 Meaning
  • 20 Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one.
    Galatians 3:20 Meaning
  • 21 Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.
    Galatians 3:21 Meaning
  • 22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
    Galatians 3:22 Meaning
  • 23 But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.
    Galatians 3:23 Meaning
  • 24 Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
    Galatians 3:24 Meaning
  • 25 But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.
    Galatians 3:25 Meaning
  • 26 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
    Galatians 3:26 Meaning
  • 27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
    Galatians 3:27 Meaning
  • 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
    Galatians 3:28 Meaning
  • 29 And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
    Galatians 3:29 Meaning

• See Circumcision

• With Isaac

GENESIS 17:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

• Jacob

GENESIS 28:13-15Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And, behold, the Lord stood above it, and said, I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;
    Genesis 28:13 Meaning
  • 14 And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
    Genesis 28:14 Meaning
  • 15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
    Genesis 28:15 Meaning

• With the Israelites to Deliver Them from Egypt

EXODUS 6:4-8Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers.
    Exodus 6:4 Meaning
  • 5 And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant.
    Exodus 6:5 Meaning
  • 6 Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the Lord, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments:
    Exodus 6:6 Meaning
  • 7 And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the Lord your God, which bringeth you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
    Exodus 6:7 Meaning
  • 8 And I will bring you in unto the land, concerning the which I did swear to give it to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it you for an heritage: I am the Lord.
    Exodus 6:8 Meaning

• With Phinehas

NUMBERS 25:12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 12 Wherefore say, Behold, I give unto him my covenant of peace:
    Numbers 25:12 Meaning
  • 13 And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.
    Numbers 25:13 Meaning

• With Israel, at Horeb

DEUTERONOMY 5:2,3Verses in the Bible

• In Moab

DEUTERONOMY 29:1-15Verses in the Bible

  • 1 These are the words of the covenant, which the Lord commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, beside the covenant which he made with them in Horeb.
    Deuteronomy 29:1 Meaning
  • 2 And Moses called unto all Israel, and said unto them, Ye have seen all that the Lord did before your eyes in the land of Egypt unto Pharaoh, and unto all his servants, and unto all his land;
    Deuteronomy 29:2 Meaning
  • 3 The great temptations which thine eyes have seen, the signs, and those great miracles:
    Deuteronomy 29:3 Meaning
  • 4 Yet the Lord hath not given you an heart to perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, unto this day.
    Deuteronomy 29:4 Meaning
  • 5 And I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes are not waxen old upon you, and thy shoe is not waxen old upon thy foot.
    Deuteronomy 29:5 Meaning
  • 6 Ye have not eaten bread, neither have ye drunk wine or strong drink: that ye might know that I am the Lord your God.
    Deuteronomy 29:6 Meaning
  • 7 And when ye came unto this place, Sihon the king of Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, came out against us unto battle, and we smote them:
    Deuteronomy 29:7 Meaning
  • 8 And we took their land, and gave it for an inheritance unto the Reubenites, and to the Gadites, and to the half tribe of Manasseh.
    Deuteronomy 29:8 Meaning
  • 9 Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.
    Deuteronomy 29:9 Meaning
  • 10 Ye stand this day all of you before the Lord your God; your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, with all the men of Israel,
    Deuteronomy 29:10 Meaning
  • 11 Your little ones, your wives, and thy stranger that is in thy camp, from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water:
    Deuteronomy 29:11 Meaning
  • 12 That thou shouldest enter into covenant with the Lord thy God, and into his oath, which the Lord thy God maketh with thee this day:
    Deuteronomy 29:12 Meaning
  • 13 That he may establish thee to day for a people unto himself, and that he may be unto thee a God, as he hath said unto thee, and as he hath sworn unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
    Deuteronomy 29:13 Meaning
  • 14 Neither with you only do I make this covenant and this oath;
    Deuteronomy 29:14 Meaning
  • 15 But with him that standeth here with us this day before the Lord our God, and also with him that is not here with us this day:
    Deuteronomy 29:15 Meaning

• Of the Levites

NEHEMIAH 13:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 29 Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.

MALACHI 2:4,5Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.
    Malachi 2:4 Meaning
  • 5 My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear wherewith he feared me, and was afraid before my name.
    Malachi 2:5 Meaning

• With David

2 SAMUEL 7:12-16Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom.
    2 Samuel 7:12 Meaning
  • 13 He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
    2 Samuel 7:13 Meaning
  • 14 I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:
    2 Samuel 7:14 Meaning
  • 15 But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.
    2 Samuel 7:15 Meaning
  • 16 And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever.
    2 Samuel 7:16 Meaning

1 CHRONICLES 17:11-14Verses in the Bible

  • 11 And it shall come to pass, when thy days be expired that thou must go to be with thy fathers, that I will raise up thy seed after thee, which shall be of thy sons; and I will establish his kingdom.
    1 Chronicles 17:11 Meaning
  • 12 He shall build me an house, and I will stablish his throne for ever.
    1 Chronicles 17:12 Meaning
  • 13 I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee:
    1 Chronicles 17:13 Meaning
  • 14 But I will settle him in mine house and in my kingdom for ever: and his throne shall be established for evermore.
    1 Chronicles 17:14 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 6:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Now therefore, O Lord God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit upon the throne of Israel; yet so that thy children take heed to their way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.

• With David and His House

2 SAMUEL 23:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Although my house be not so with God; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he make it not to grow.

PSALM 89:20-37Verses in the Bible

  • 20 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:
    Psalm 89:20 Meaning
  • 21 With whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen him.
    Psalm 89:21 Meaning
  • 22 The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him.
    Psalm 89:22 Meaning
  • 23 And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.
    Psalm 89:23 Meaning
  • 24 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted.
    Psalm 89:24 Meaning
  • 25 I will set his hand also in the sea, and his right hand in the rivers.
    Psalm 89:25 Meaning
  • 26 He shall cry unto me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.
    Psalm 89:26 Meaning
  • 27 Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.
    Psalm 89:27 Meaning
  • 28 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.
    Psalm 89:28 Meaning
  • 29 His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven.
    Psalm 89:29 Meaning
  • 30 If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments;
    Psalm 89:30 Meaning
  • 31 If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments;
    Psalm 89:31 Meaning
  • 32 Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
    Psalm 89:32 Meaning
  • 33 Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
    Psalm 89:33 Meaning
  • 34 My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
    Psalm 89:34 Meaning
  • 35 Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David.
    Psalm 89:35 Meaning
  • 36 His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.
    Psalm 89:36 Meaning
  • 37 It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. Selah.
    Psalm 89:37 Meaning

JEREMIAH 33:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 Then may also my covenant be broken with David my servant, that he should not have a son to reign upon his throne; and with the Levites the priests, my ministers.

• With His People

ISAIAH 55:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

ISAIAH 59:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the Lord; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the Lord, from henceforth and for ever.

• To Be Confirmed

DANIEL 9:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.

The Second Covenant

JEREMIAH 31:31-34Verses in the Bible

  • 31 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:
    Jeremiah 31:31 Meaning
  • 32 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the Lord:
    Jeremiah 31:32 Meaning
  • 33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.
    Jeremiah 31:33 Meaning
  • 34 And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the Lord: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.
    Jeremiah 31:34 Meaning

HEBREWS 8:4-13Verses in the Bible

  • 4 For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that offer gifts according to the law:
    Hebrews 8:4 Meaning
  • 5 Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, that thou make all things according to the pattern shewed to thee in the mount.
    Hebrews 8:5 Meaning
  • 6 But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.
    Hebrews 8:6 Meaning
  • 7 For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.
    Hebrews 8:7 Meaning
  • 8 For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:
    Hebrews 8:8 Meaning
  • 9 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.
    Hebrews 8:9 Meaning
  • 10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:
    Hebrews 8:10 Meaning
  • 11 And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.
    Hebrews 8:11 Meaning
  • 12 For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.
    Hebrews 8:12 Meaning
  • 13 In that he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old is ready to vanish away.
    Hebrews 8:13 Meaning

HEBREWS 12:18-24Verses in the Bible

  • 18 For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest,
    Hebrews 12:18 Meaning
  • 19 And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard entreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:
    Hebrews 12:19 Meaning
  • 20 (For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:
    Hebrews 12:20 Meaning
  • 21 And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)
    Hebrews 12:21 Meaning
  • 22 But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,
    Hebrews 12:22 Meaning
  • 23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,
    Hebrews 12:23 Meaning
  • 24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
    Hebrews 12:24 Meaning

HEBREWS 13:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

Covenant oF Man With God


• Jacob

GENESIS 28:20-22Verses in the Bible

  • 20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,
    Genesis 28:20 Meaning
  • 21 So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the Lord be my God:
    Genesis 28:21 Meaning
  • 22 And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
    Genesis 28:22 Meaning

• Joshua

JOSHUA 24:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem.

JOSHUA 24:19-28Verses in the Bible

  • 19 And Joshua said unto the people, Ye cannot serve the Lord: for he is an holy God; he is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions nor your sins.
    Joshua 24:19 Meaning
  • 20 If ye forsake the Lord, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.
    Joshua 24:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the people said unto Joshua, Nay; but we will serve the Lord.
    Joshua 24:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Joshua said unto the people, Ye are witnesses against yourselves that ye have chosen you the Lord, to serve him. And they said, We are witnesses.
    Joshua 24:22 Meaning
  • 23 Now therefore put away, said he, the strange gods which are among you, and incline your heart unto the Lord God of Israel.
    Joshua 24:23 Meaning
  • 24 And the people said unto Joshua, The Lord our God will we serve, and his voice will we obey.
    Joshua 24:24 Meaning
  • 25 So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem.
    Joshua 24:25 Meaning
  • 26 And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great stone, and set it up there under an oak, that was by the sanctuary of the Lord.
    Joshua 24:26 Meaning
  • 27 And Joshua said unto all the people, Behold, this stone shall be a witness unto us; for it hath heard all the words of the Lord which he spake unto us: it shall be therefore a witness unto you, lest ye deny your God.
    Joshua 24:27 Meaning
  • 28 So Joshua let the people depart, every man unto his inheritance.
    Joshua 24:28 Meaning

• Absalom

2 SAMUEL 15:7,8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And it came to pass after forty years, that Absalom said unto the king, I pray thee, let me go and pay my vow, which I have vowed unto the Lord, in Hebron.
    2 Samuel 15:7 Meaning
  • 8 For thy servant vowed a vow while I abode at Geshur in Syria, saying, If the Lord shall bring me again indeed to Jerusalem, then I will serve the Lord.
    2 Samuel 15:8 Meaning

• Jehoiada and Joash

2 KINGS 11:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 And Jehoiada made a covenant between the Lord and the king and the people, that they should be the Lord's people; between the king also and the people.

• Josiah

2 KINGS 23:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the Lord, to walk after the Lord, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all their heart and all their soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant.

• Asa

2 CHRONICLES 15:12-15Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And they entered into a covenant to seek the Lord God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;
    2 Chronicles 15:12 Meaning
  • 13 That whosoever would not seek the Lord God of Israel should be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman.
    2 Chronicles 15:13 Meaning
  • 14 And they sware unto the Lord with a loud voice, and with shouting, and with trumpets, and with cornets.
    2 Chronicles 15:14 Meaning
  • 15 And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the Lord gave them rest round about.
    2 Chronicles 15:15 Meaning

• Nehemiah

NEHEMIAH 9:38In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 38 And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, seal unto it.

NEHEMIAH 10Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Now those that sealed were, Nehemiah, the Tirshatha, the son of Hachaliah, and Zidkijah,
    Nehemiah 10:1 Meaning
  • 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah,
    Nehemiah 10:2 Meaning
  • 3 Pashur, Amariah, Malchijah,
    Nehemiah 10:3 Meaning
  • 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch,
    Nehemiah 10:4 Meaning
  • 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah,
    Nehemiah 10:5 Meaning
  • 6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,
    Nehemiah 10:6 Meaning
  • 7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin,
    Nehemiah 10:7 Meaning
  • 8 Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah: these were the priests.
    Nehemiah 10:8 Meaning
  • 9 And the Levites: both Jeshua the son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel;
    Nehemiah 10:9 Meaning
  • 10 And their brethren, Shebaniah, Hodijah, Kelita, Pelaiah, Hanan,
    Nehemiah 10:10 Meaning
  • 11 Micha, Rehob, Hashabiah,
    Nehemiah 10:11 Meaning
  • 12 Zaccur, Sherebiah, Shebaniah,
    Nehemiah 10:12 Meaning
  • 13 Hodijah, Bani, Beninu.
    Nehemiah 10:13 Meaning
  • 14 The chief of the people; Parosh, Pahath-moab, Elam, Zatthu, Bani,
    Nehemiah 10:14 Meaning
  • 15 Bunni, Azgad, Bebai,
    Nehemiah 10:15 Meaning
  • 16 Adonijah, Bigvai, Adin,
    Nehemiah 10:16 Meaning
  • 17 Ater, Hizkijah, Azzur,
    Nehemiah 10:17 Meaning
  • 18 Hodijah, Hashum, Bezai,
    Nehemiah 10:18 Meaning
  • 19 Hariph, Anathoth, Nebai,
    Nehemiah 10:19 Meaning
  • 20 Magpiash, Meshullam, Hezir,
    Nehemiah 10:20 Meaning
  • 21 Meshezabeel, Zadok, Jaddua,
    Nehemiah 10:21 Meaning
  • 22 Pelatiah, Hanan, Anaiah,
    Nehemiah 10:22 Meaning
  • 23 Hoshea, Hananiah, Hashub,
    Nehemiah 10:23 Meaning
  • 24 Hallohesh, Pileha, Shobek,
    Nehemiah 10:24 Meaning
  • 25 Rehum, Hashabnah, Maaseiah,
    Nehemiah 10:25 Meaning
  • 26 And Ahijah, Hanan, Anan,
    Nehemiah 10:26 Meaning
  • 27 Malluch, Harim, Baanah.
    Nehemiah 10:27 Meaning
  • 28 And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinims, and all they that had separated themselves from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one having knowledge, and having understanding;
    Nehemiah 10:28 Meaning
  • 29 They clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the Lord our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes;
    Nehemiah 10:29 Meaning
  • 30 And that we would not give our daughters unto the people of the land, nor take their daughters for our sons:
    Nehemiah 10:30 Meaning
  • 31 And if the people of the land bring ware or any victuals on the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of them on the sabbath, or on the holy day: and that we would leave the seventh year, and the exaction of every debt.
    Nehemiah 10:31 Meaning
  • 32 Also we made ordinances for us, to charge ourselves yearly with the third part of a shekel for the service of the house of our God;
    Nehemiah 10:32 Meaning
  • 33 For the shewbread, and for the continual meat offering, and for the continual burnt offering, of the sabbaths, of the new moons, for the set feasts, and for the holy things, and for the sin offerings to make an atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the house of our God.
    Nehemiah 10:33 Meaning
  • 34 And we cast the lots among the priests, the Levites, and the people, for the wood offering, to bring it into the house of our God, after the houses of our fathers, at times appointed year by year, to burn upon the altar of the Lord our God, as it is written in the law:
    Nehemiah 10:34 Meaning
  • 35 And to bring the firstfruits of our ground, and the firstfruits of all fruit of all trees, year by year, unto the house of the Lord:
    Nehemiah 10:35 Meaning
  • 36 Also the firstborn of our sons, and of our cattle, as it is written in the law, and the firstlings of our herds and of our flocks, to bring to the house of our God, unto the priests that minister in the house of our God:
    Nehemiah 10:36 Meaning
  • 37 And that we should bring the firstfruits of our dough, and our offerings, and the fruit of all manner of trees, of wine and of oil, unto the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and the tithes of our ground unto the Levites, that the same Levites might have the tithes in all the cities of our tillage.
    Nehemiah 10:37 Meaning
  • 38 And the priest the son of Aaron shall be with the Levites, when the Levites take tithes: and the Levites shall bring up the tithe of the tithes unto the house of our God, to the chambers, into the treasure house.
    Nehemiah 10:38 Meaning
  • 39 For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.
    Nehemiah 10:39 Meaning

• Israelites

JEREMIAH 50:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the Lord in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.

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