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Covenants that God has made with various individuals and groups.  — Displaying all Covenant topics.


Covenant: Noahic     Covenant: Abrahamic     Covenant: Mosaic    



Covenant: Noahic
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Promised with Noah     Extended to All Creatures     Promise of No More Flood     Everlasting Token    

Promised with Noah
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Gen 6:18 :  But I will establish my covenant with thee; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons’ wives with thee. 

Extended to All Creatures
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Gen 9:9-10 :  9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;  10 and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth with you; of all that go out of the ark, even every beast of the earth. 

Promise of No More Flood
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Gen 9:11 :  And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of the flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth. 

Everlasting Token
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Gen 9:12-17 :  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:  13 I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.  14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud,  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.  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.  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. 



Covenant: Abrahamic
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Promised with Abrahm     Promise of Land and Offspring     Everlasting Token     Promised through Isaac     Confirmed when Issac Offered     Confirmed with Isaac     Confirmed with Jacob     All Nations will be Blessed     Remembered in Egypt     Remembered after Repentance    

Promised with Abrahm
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Gen 12:1-3 :  1 Now Jehovah said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto the land that I will show thee:  2 and I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and be thou a blessing:  3 and I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will I curse: and in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed. 

Promise of Land and Offspring
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Gen 13:14-17 :  14 And Jehovah said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art, northward and southward and eastward and westward:  15 for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.  16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then may thy seed also be numbered.  17 Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the breadth of it; for unto thee will I give it. 
Gen 15:1-7 :  1 After these things the word of Jehovah came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.  2 And Abram said, O Lord Jehovah, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and he that shall be possessor of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?  3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.  4 And, behold, the word of Jehovah came unto him, saying, This man shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.  5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and number the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.  6 And he believed in Jehovah; and he reckoned it to him for righteousness.  7 And he said unto him, I am Jehovah that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it. 
Gen 15:18-21 :  18 In that day Jehovah 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:  19 the Kenite, and the Kenizzite, and the Kadmonite,  20 and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Rephaim,  21 and the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Girgashite, and the Jebusite. 
Gen 17:1-9 :  1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, Jehovah appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be thou perfect.  2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.  3 And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,  4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be the father of a multitude of nations.  5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for the father of a multitude of nations have I made thee.  6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.  7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee and to thy seed after thee.  8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land of thy sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.  9 And God said unto Abraham, And as for thee, thou shalt keep my covenant, thou, and thy seed after thee throughout their generations. 

Everlasting Token
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Gen 17:10-14 :  10 This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee: every male among you shall be circumcised.  11 And ye shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of a covenant betwixt me and you.  12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every male throughout your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any foreigner that is not of thy seed.  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.  14 And the uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant. 

Promised through Isaac
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Gen 17:18-21 :  18 And Abraham said unto God, Oh that Ishmael might live before thee!  19 And God said, Nay, but Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.  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.  21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year. 

Confirmed when Issac Offered
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Gen 22:15-18 :  15 And the angel of Jehovah called unto Abraham a second time out of heaven,  16 and said, By myself have I sworn, saith Jehovah, because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,  17 that in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;  18 and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice. 

Confirmed with Isaac
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Gen 26:3-4 :  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 lands, and I will establish the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father;  4 and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these lands; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; 

Confirmed with Jacob
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Gen 28:13-15 :  13 And, behold, Jehovah stood above it, and said, I am Jehovah, the 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;  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.  15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee whithersoever 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. 

All Nations will be Blessed
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Gen 22:18 :  and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice. 
Gen 26:4 :  and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these lands; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; 
Gen 28:14 :  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. 

Remembered in Egypt
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Exo 2:24 :  And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. 
Exo 6:4-5 :  4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their sojournings, wherein they sojourned.  5 And moreover I have heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant. 

Remembered after Repentance
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Lev 26:40-42 :  40 And they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, in their trespass which they trespassed against me, and also that, because they walked contrary unto me,  41 I also walked contrary unto them, and brought them into the land of their enemies: if then their uncircumcised heart be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity;  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. 



Covenant: Mosaic
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Promised with Children of Israel     Based on the Law     Conditioned on Keeping the Law    

Promised with Children of Israel
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Exo 19:5-6 :  5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be mine own possession from among all peoples: for all the earth is mine:  6 and ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and a holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel. 
Deu 5:2-4 :  2 Jehovah our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.  3 Jehovah made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.  4 Jehovah spake with you face to face in the mount out of the midst of the fire 

Based on the Law
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Exo 24:3-8 :  3 And Moses came and told the people all the words of Jehovah, and all the ordinances: and all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which Jehovah hath spoken will we do.  4 And Moses wrote all the words of Jehovah, and rose up early in the morning, and builded an altar under the mount, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.  5 And he sent young men of the children of Israel, who offered burnt-offerings, and sacrificed peace-offerings of oxen unto Jehovah.  6 And Moses took half of the blood, and put it in basins; and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar.  7 And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that Jehovah hath spoken will we do, and be obedient.  8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which Jehovah hath made with you concerning all these words. 
Exo 34:27-28 :  27 And Jehovah said unto Moses, Write thou these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with thee and with Israel.  28 And he was there with Jehovah 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. 
Deu 4:13 :  And he declared unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to perform, even the ten commandments; and he wrote them upon two tables of stone. 
Deu 9:9-11 :  9 When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which Jehovah made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights; I did neither eat bread nor drink water.  10 And Jehovah delivered unto me the two tables of stone written with the finger of God; and on them was written according to all the words, which Jehovah spake with you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly.  11 And it came to pass at the end of forty days and forty nights, that Jehovah gave me the two tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant. 

Conditioned on Keeping the Law
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Lev 26:3-4 :  3 If ye walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them;  4 then I will give your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. 
Lev 26:14-16 :  14 But if ye will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments;  15 and if ye shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhor mine ordinances, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant;  16 I also will do this unto you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.