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COVENANTS
COVENANTS BETWEEN TWO PARTIES: "And they said, We saw certainly, that the Lord was with thee: and we said, Let there now be an oath between us, even between us and thee, and let us make a Covenant with thee." Gen 26:28; Dan 11:6.



DESIGNED FOR: "Then Jonathan and David made a Covenant, because he loved him as his own." 1 Sam 18:3.



PROCURING ASSISTANCE IN WAR: I kin 15:18,19.



MUTUAL PROTECTION: Gen 26:28,29;31:50-52.



ESTABLISHING PEACE: Josh 9:15,16.



PROMOTING COMMERCE: 1 Kin 5:6-11.



SELLING LAND: Gen 23:14-16.



CONDITIONS OF:



CLEARLY SPECIFIED: 1 Sam 11:1,2.



CONFORMED BY AN OATH: Gen 21:23,31;26:31.



WITNESSED: Gen 23:17,18;Ruth 4:9-11.



WRITTEN AND SEALED: Neh 9:38;10:1



GOD OFTEN CALLED TO WITNESS: Gen 31:50,53.



WHEN CONFIRMED, UNALTERABLE: Gal 3:15.



MADE BY PASSING BETWEEN THE PIECES OF THE DIVIDED SACRIFICES: Gen 15:9-17; Jer 34:18,19.



SALT, A SIGN OF PERPETUITY: Num 18:19,2 Chr 13:5.



RATIFIED BY JOINING HANDS: Pro 11:21;Ezek 17:18.



FOLLOWED BY A FEAST: Gen 26:30;31:54.



PRESENTS GIVEN AS TOKENS: Gen 21:27-30;1 Sam 18:3,4.



NAMES GIVEN WHERE THE PLACES MADE: Gen 21:31;31:47-49.



THE JEWS FORBIDDEN TO MAKE WITH IDOLATROUS NATIONS:Ex 23:32;Deut7:2.



FREQUENTLY MADE WITH OTHER NATIONS: 1 Kin 5:12;2 Kin 17:4.



ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE CONTRACT OF MARRIAGE: Mal 2:14.



VIOLATED BY THE WICKED: Rom 1:32;2 Tim 3:3.



OF GOD'S PROMISES TO MAN: Gen 9:9;Eph 2:12.



OF THE UNITED DETERMINATION OF THE PEOPLE TO SERVE GOD: 2 Kin 11:17;2 Chr 15:12;Neh 10:29.



OF GOOD RESOLUTIONS: Job 31:1.



(WITH DEATH AND HELL) of Carnal Security: Is 28:15,18.



(WITH STONES AND BEASTS OF THE EARTH) OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY: Job 5:23;Hos 2:18.



COURTESY OF DR.JOHN MACARTHUR'S STUDY BIBLE