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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Covenants

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  • Agreements between two parties
    Genesis 26:28; Daniel 11:6

  • DESIGNED FOR
    • Establishing friendship
      1 Samuel 18:3
    • Procuring assistance in war
      1 Kings 15:18,19
    • Mutual protection
      Genesis 26:28,29; 31:50-52
    • Establishing peace
      Joshua 9:15,16
    • Promoting commerce
      1 Kings 5:6-11
    • Selling land
      Genesis 23:14-16

  • CONDITIONS OF
    • Clearly specified
      1 Samuel 11:1,2
    • Conformed by oath
      Genesis 21:23,31; 26:31
    • Witnessed
      Genesis 23:17,18; Ruth 4:9-11
    • Written and sealed
      Nehemiah 9:38; 10:1

  • God often called to witness
    Genesis 31:50,53

  • When confirmed, unalterable
    Galatians 3:15

  • Made by passing between the pieces of the divided sacrifices
    Genesis 15:9-17; Jeremiah 34:18,19

  • Salt a sign of perpetuity in
    Numbers 18:19; 2 Chronicles 13:5

  • Ratified by joining hands
    Proverbs 11:21; Ezekiel 17:18

  • Followed by a feast
    Genesis 26:30; 31:54

  • Presents given as tokens
    Genesis 21:27-30; 1 Samuel 18:3,4

  • Pillars raised in token of
    Genesis 31:45,46

  • Names given to places where made
    Genesis 21:31; 31:47-49

  • THE JEWS
    • Forbidden to make, with the nations of Canaan
      Exodus 23:32; Deuteronomy 7:2
    • Frequently made with other nations
      1 Kings 5:12; 2 Kings 17:4
    • Condemned for making, with idolatrous nations
      Isaiah 30:2-5; Hosea 12:1
    • Regarded, as sacred
      Joshua 9:16-19; Psalm 15:4

  • Violated by the wicked
    Romans 1:31; 2 Timothy 3:3

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the contract of marriage
      Malachi 2:14
    • Of God's promises to man
      Genesis 9:9-11; Ephesians 2:12
    • Of the united determination of a people to serve God
      2 Kings 11:17; 2 Chronicles 15:12; Nehemiah 10:29
    • Of good resolutions
      Job 31:1
    • (With death and hell,) of carnal security
      Isaiah 28:15,18
    • (With stones and beasts, of the earth,) of peace and Prosperity
      Job 5:23; Hosea 2:18

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Covenants'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/c/covenants.html. 1897.

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