What is covenant?

  • (verb): Enter into a covenenant.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on covenant:

Tikkun Ha Klali - Other Rectifications
... seed is considered the most serious of the violations of the Covenant, other sins also accomplish the same thing ... that one who earns his livelihood dishonestly also breaches the Covenant, as his craving for money can make him go so far as to rob his fellow man ... and acts are also areas in which he can uphold or damage the Covenant ...
Covenant - Video Games
... Covenant (Halo), a religious alliance of alien races in the Halo video game series Shadow Hearts Covenant, console role-playing game developed by Nautilus and published by Midway ...
Covenant Transport
... Covenant Transport, Inc ... Covenant is ranked as one of the ten largest truckload carriers in the United States by revenue ...
Moyl: The Story Of A Traveling Jewish Ritual Circumciser - Summary
... his name is announced, and, as a sign of the continued covenant between God and Abraham, he is circumcised ... The circumcision is a sacred act, a symbol of the covenant that has been passed down for thousands of years ... It distinguishes the infant as a Jew and suggests that he will proceed to abide by the covenant for a lifetime ...
Church Covenant
... The church covenant is a declaration, which some churches draw up and call their members to sign, in which their duties as church members towards God and their fellow believers are outlined ... A church covenant is not generally considered indispensable for a church ...

More definitions of "covenant":

  • (noun): (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return.
  • (noun): A signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action.
    Synonyms: compact, concordat
  • (verb): Enter into a covenant or formal agreement.
    Example: "They covenanted with Judas for 30 pieces of silver"; "The nations covenanted to fight terrorism around the world"

Famous quotes containing the word covenant:

    Happy is the house that shelters a friend! It might well be built, like a festal bower or arch, to entertain him a single day. Happier, if he know the solemnity of that relation, and honor its law! He offers himself a candidate for that covenant comes up, like an Olympian, to the great games, where the first- born of the world are the competitors.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Do not say to yourself, “My power and the might of my own hand have gotten me this wealth.” But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, so that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors, as he is doing today.
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 8:17,18.