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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 :  'And I have established My covenant with thee, and thou hast come in unto the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy son's wives with thee; 

Extended to All Creatures
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Gen 9:9-10 :  9 'And I, lo, I am establishing My covenant with you, and with your seed after you,  10 and with every living creature which is with you, among fowl, among cattle, and among every beast of the earth with you, from all who are going out of the ark -- to every beast of the earth. 

Promise of No More Flood
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Gen 9:11 :  And I have established My covenant with you, and all flesh is not any more cut off by waters of a deluge, and there is not any more a deluge to destroy the earth.' 

Everlasting Token
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Gen 9:12-17 :  12 And God saith, 'This is a token of the covenant which I am giving between Me and you, and every living creature that is with you, to generations age-during;  13 My bow I have given in the cloud, and it hath been for a token of a covenant between Me and the earth;  14 and it hath come to pass (in My sending a cloud over the earth) that the bow hath been seen in the cloud,  15 and I have remembered My covenant which is between Me and you, and every living creature among all flesh, and the waters become no more a deluge to destroy all flesh;  16 and the bow hath been in the cloud, and I have seen it -- to remember the covenant age-during between God and every living creature among all flesh which is on the earth.'  17 And God saith unto Noah, 'This is a 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 And Jehovah saith unto Abram, 'Go for thyself, from thy land, and from thy kindred, and from the house of thy father, unto the land which I shew thee.  2 And I make thee become a great nation, and bless thee, and make thy name great; and be thou a blessing.  3 And I bless those blessing thee, and him who is disesteeming thee I curse, and blessed in thee have been all families of the ground.' 

Promise of Land and Offspring
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Gen 13:14-17 :  14 And Jehovah said unto Abram, after Lot's being parted from him, 'Lift up, I pray thee, thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art, northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward;  15 for the whole of the land which thou are seeing, to thee I give it, and to thy seed -- to the age.  16 And I have set thy seed as dust of the earth, so that, if one is able to number the dust of the earth, even thy seed is numbered;  17 rise, go up and down through the land, to its length, and to its breadth, for to thee I give it.' 
Gen 15:1-7 :  1 After these things hath the word of Jehovah been unto Abram in a vision, saying, 'Fear not, Abram, I am a shield to thee, thy reward is exceeding great.'  2 And Abram saith, 'Lord Jehovah, what dost Thou give to me, and I am going childless? and an acquired son in my house is Demmesek Eliezer.'  3 And Abram saith, 'Lo, to me Thou hast not given seed, and lo, a domestic doth heir me.'  4 And lo, the word of Jehovah is unto him, saying, 'This one doth not heir thee; but he who cometh out from thy bowels, he doth heir thee;'  5 and He bringeth him out without, and saith, 'Look attentively, I pray thee, towards the heavens, and count the stars, if thou art able to count them;' and He saith to him, 'Thus is thy seed.'  6 And he hath believed in Jehovah, and He reckoneth it to him -- righteousness.  7 And He saith unto him, 'I am Jehovah who brought thee out from Ur of the Chaldees, to give to thee this land to possess it;' 
Gen 15:18-21 :  18 In that day hath Jehovah made with Abram a covenant, saying, 'To thy seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Phrat,  19 with 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 Abram is a son of ninety and nine years, and Jehovah appeareth unto Abram, and saith unto him, 'I am God Almighty, walk habitually before Me, and be thou perfect;  2 and I give My covenant between Me and thee, and multiply thee very exceedingly.'  3 And Abram falleth upon his face, and God speaketh with him, saying,  4 'I -- lo, My covenant is with thee, and thou hast become father of a multitude of nations;  5 and thy name is no more called Abram, but thy name hath been Abraham, for father of a multitude of nations have I made thee;  6 and I have made thee exceeding fruitful, and made thee become nations, and kings go out from thee.  7 'And I have established My covenant between Me and thee, and thy seed after thee, to their generations, for a covenant age-during, to become God to thee, and to thy seed after thee;  8 and I have given to thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land of thy sojournings, the whole land of Canaan, for a possession age-during, and I have become their God.'  9 And God saith unto Abraham, 'And thou dost keep My covenant, thou and thy seed after thee, to their generations; 

Everlasting Token
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Gen 17:10-14 :  10 this is My covenant which ye keep between Me and you, and thy seed after thee: Every male of you is to be circumcised;  11 and ye have circumcised the flesh of your foreskin, and it hath become a token of a covenant between Me and you.  12 'And a son of eight days is circumcised by you; every male to your generations, born in the house, or bought with money from any son of a stranger, who is not of thy seed;  13 he is certainly circumcised who is born in thine house, or bought with thy money; and My covenant hath become in your flesh a covenant age-during;  14 and an uncircumcised one, a male, the flesh of whose foreskin is not circumcised, even that person hath been cut off from his people; My covenant he hath broken.' 

Promised through Isaac
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Gen 17:18-21 :  18 And Abraham saith unto God, 'O that Ishmael may live before Thee;'  19 and God saith, 'Sarah thy wife is certainly bearing a son to thee, and thou hast called his name Isaac, and I have established My covenant with him, for a covenant age-during, to his seed after him.  20 As to Ishmael, I have heard thee; lo, I have blessed him, and made him fruitful, and multiplied him, very exceedingly; twelve princes doth he beget, and I have made him become a great nation;  21 and My covenant I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah doth bear to thee at this appointed time in the next year;' 

Confirmed when Issac Offered
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Gen 22:15-18 :  15 And the messenger of Jehovah calleth unto Abraham a second time from the heavens,  16 and saith, 'By Myself I have sworn -- the affirmation of Jehovah -- that because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one --  17 that blessing I bless thee, and multiplying I multiply thy seed as stars of the heavens, and as sand which is on the sea-shore; and thy seed doth possess the gate of his enemies;  18 and blessed themselves in thy seed have all nations of the earth, because that thou hast hearkened to My voice.' 

Confirmed with Isaac
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Gen 26:3-4 :  3 sojourn in this land, and I am with thee, and bless thee, for to thee and to thy seed I give all these lands, and I have established the oath which I have sworn to Abraham thy father;  4 and I have multiplied thy seed as stars of the heavens, and I have given to thy seed all these lands; and blessed themselves in thy seed have all nations of the earth; 

Confirmed with Jacob
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Gen 28:13-15 :  13 and lo, Jehovah is standing upon it, and He saith, 'I am Jehovah, God of Abraham thy father, and God of Isaac; the land on which thou art lying, to thee I give it, and to thy seed;  14 and thy seed hath been as the dust of the land, and thou hast broken forth westward, and eastward, and northward, and southward, and all families of the ground have been blessed in thee and in thy seed.  15 'And lo, I am with thee, and have kept thee whithersoever thou goest, and have caused thee to turn back unto this ground; for I leave thee not till that I have surely done that which I have spoken to thee.' 

All Nations will be Blessed
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Gen 22:18 :  and blessed themselves in thy seed have all nations of the earth, because that thou hast hearkened to My voice.' 
Gen 26:4 :  and I have multiplied thy seed as stars of the heavens, and I have given to thy seed all these lands; and blessed themselves in thy seed have all nations of the earth; 
Gen 28:14 :  and thy seed hath been as the dust of the land, and thou hast broken forth westward, and eastward, and northward, and southward, and all families of the ground have been blessed in thee and in thy seed. 

Remembered in Egypt
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Exo 2:24 :  and God heareth their groaning, and God remembereth His covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob; 
Exo 6:4-5 :  4 and also I have established My covenant with them, to give to them the land of Canaan, the land of their sojournings, wherein they have sojourned;  5 and also I have heard the groaning of the sons of Israel, whom the Egyptians are causing to serve, and I remember My covenant. 

Remembered after Repentance
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Lev 26:40-42 :  40 'And -- they have confessed their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, in their trespass which they have trespassed against Me, and also, that they have walked with Me, in opposition,  41 also I walk to them in opposition, and have brought them into the land of their enemies -- or then their uncircumcised heart is humbled, and then they accept the punishment of their iniquity, --  42 then I have remembered My covenant with Jacob, and also My covenant with Isaac, and also My covenant with Abraham I remember, and the land I remember. 



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 'And now, if ye really hearken to My voice, then ye have kept My covenant, and been to Me a peculiar treasure more than all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;  6 and ye -- ye are to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation: these are the words which thou dost speak unto the sons of Israel.' 
Deu 5:2-4 :  2 Jehovah our God made with us a covenant in Horeb;  3 not with our fathers hath Jehovah made this covenant, but with us; we -- these -- here to-day -- all of us alive.  4 Face to face hath Jehovah spoken with you, 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 cometh in, and recounteth to the people all the words of Jehovah, and all the judgments, and all the people answer -- one voice, and say, 'All the words which Jehovah hath spoken we do.'  4 And Moses writeth all the words of Jehovah, and riseth early in the morning, and buildeth an altar under the hill, and twelve standing pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel;  5 and he sendeth the youths of the sons of Israel, and they cause burnt-offerings to ascend, and sacrifice sacrifices of peace-offerings to Jehovah -- calves.  6 And Moses taketh half of the blood, and putteth in basins, and half of the blood hath he sprinkled on the altar;  7 and he taketh the Book of the Covenant, and proclaimeth in the ears of the people, and they say, 'All that which Jehovah hath spoken we do, and obey.'  8 And Moses taketh the blood, and sprinkleth on the people, and saith, 'Lo, the blood of the covenant which Jehovah hath made with you, concerning all these things.' 
Exo 34:27-28 :  27 And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Write for thyself these words, for, according to the tenor of these words I have made with thee a covenant, and with Israel.'  28 And he is there with Jehovah forty days and forty nights; bread he hath not eaten, and water he hath not drunk; and he writeth on the tables the matters of the covenant -- the ten matters. 
Deu 4:13 :  and He declareth to you His covenant, which He hath commanded you to do, the Ten Matters, and He writeth them upon two tables of stone. 
Deu 9:9-11 :  9 'In my going up into the mount to receive the tables of stone (tables of the covenant which Jehovah hath made with you), and I abide in the mount forty days and forty nights; bread I have not eaten, and water I have not drunk;  10 and Jehovah giveth unto me the two tables of stone written with the finger of God, and on them according to all the words which Jehovah hath spoken with you in the mount, out of the midst of the fire, in the day of the assembly.  11 'And it cometh to pass, at the end of forty days and forty nights, Jehovah hath given unto me the two tables of stone -- tables of the covenant, 

Conditioned on Keeping the Law
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Lev 26:3-4 :  3 'If in My statutes ye walk, and My commands ye keep, and have done them,  4 then I have given your rains in their season, and the land hath given her produce, and the tree of the field doth give its fruit; 
Lev 26:14-16 :  14 'And if ye do not hearken to Me, and do not all these commands;  15 and if at My statutes ye kick, and if My judgments your soul loathe, so as not to do all My commands -- to your breaking My covenant --  16 I also do this to you, and I have appointed over you trouble, the consumption, and the burning fever, consuming eyes, and causing pain of soul; and your seed in vain ye have sowed, and your enemies have eaten it;