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HEBREW WORD STUDIES
בְּרִית 'berit' meaning 'Covenant' Strong's 1285
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- HEBREW OLD TESTAMENT
- Introduction 1.1
- #1.1 Scriptures for 'berit' meaning Covenant בְּרִית Strong's 1285
- GREEK NEW TESTAMENT
- #2.1 Scriptures for 'diatheke' meaning Covenant διαθήκη Strong's 1242
This is a thorough word study about the meaning of the Hebrew word בְּרִית 'berit' for 'Covenant' (Strong's 1285) which appears in the Old Testament, and gives every verse where the word 'berit' appears. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word berit appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.
Genesis 6:18 But with you will I establish my covenant; and you shall come into the ark, you, and your sons, and your wife, and your sons' wives with you.
9:8 And God spoke to Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
9:9 And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
9:10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
9:11 And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
9:12 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:
9:13 I set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
9:14 And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud:
9:15 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.
9:16 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.
9:17 And God said to Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
14:13 And there came one who had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were in covenant (Lit. masters of a covenant) with Abram.
15:18 In the same day Yahweh made a covenant with Abram, saying, To your seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:
Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety nine years old, Yahweh appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be perfect.
17:2 And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly.
17:3 And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,
17:4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be a father of many nations.
17:5 Neither shall your name any more be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made you.
17:6 And I will make you exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come out of you.
17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed after you in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to you, and to your seed after you.
17:8 And I will give to you, and to your seed after you, the land in which you are a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
17:9 And God said to Abraham, You shall keep my covenant therefore, you, and your seed after you in their generations.
17:10 This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your seed after you; Every male child among you shall be circumcised.
17:11 And you shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
17:12 And he who is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he who is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of your seed.
17:13 He who is born in your house, and he who is bought with your money, needs to be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
17:14 And the uncircumcised male child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.
17:19 And God said, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son indeed; and you shall call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.
17:21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear for you at this set time in the next year.
21:27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
21:32 Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
26:28 And they said, We saw certainly that Yahweh was with you: and we said, Let there be now an oath between us, even between us and you, and let us make a covenant with you;
31:44 Now therefore come you, let us make a covenant, I and you; and let it be for a witness between me and you.
Exodus 2:24 And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
6:4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, in which they were strangers.
6:5 And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant.
19:5 Now therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then you shall be a peculiar treasure to me above all people: for all the earth is mine:
23:32 You shall make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.
24:7 And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that Yahweh has said will we do, and be obedient.
24:8 And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which Yahweh has made with you concerning all these words.
31:16 Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.
34:10 And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all your people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which you are shall see the work of Yahweh: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with you.
34:12 Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you go, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:
34:27 And Yahweh said to Moses, Write these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with you and with Israel.
34:28 And he was there with Yahweh 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.
Leviticus 2:13 And every oblation of your meat offering shall you season with salt; neither shall you suffer the salt of the covenant of your God to be lacking from your meat offering: with all your offerings you shall offer salt.
24:8 Every Sabbath he shall set it in order before Yahweh continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant.
26:9 For I will have respect to you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and establish my covenant with you.
26:15 And if you shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhors my judgments, so that you will not do all my commandments, but that you break my covenant:
26:25 And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when you are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and you shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
26:42 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.
26:43 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her Sabbaths, while she lies desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.
26:44 And yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am Yahweh their God.
26:45 But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am Yahweh.
Numbers 10:33 And they departed from the mount of Yahweh three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of Yahweh went before them in the three days' journey, to search out a resting place for them.
14:44 But they presumed to go up to the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and Moses, did not depart out of the camp.
18:19 All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer to Yahweh, have I given you, and your sons and your daughters with you, by a statute for ever: it is a covenant of salt for ever before Yahweh to you and to your seed with you.
25:10 And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,
25:11 Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
25:12 Therefore say, Behold, I give to him my covenant of peace:
25:13 And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.
Deuteronomy 4:12 And Yahweh spoke to you out of the midst of the fire: you heard the voice of the words, but saw no likeness; only you heard a voice.
4:13 And he declared to you his covenant, which he commanded you to perform, even ten commandments; and he wrote them upon two tablets of stone.
4:14 And Yahweh commanded me at that time to teach you statutes and judgments, that you might do them in the land where you go over to possess it.
4:23 Take heed to yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of Yahweh your God, which he made with you, and make you a carved image, or the likeness of any thing, which Yahweh your God has forbidden you.
4:31 (For Yahweh your God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore to them.
5:2 Yahweh our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.
5:3 Yahweh did not make this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.
5:4 Yahweh talked with you face to face in the mount out of the midst of the fire,
7:2 And when Yahweh your God shall deliver them before you; you shall smite them, and utterly destroy them; you shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them:
7:9 Know therefore that Yahweh your God, he is God, the faithful God, who keeps covenant and mercy with those who love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
7:10 And repays those who hate him to their face, to destroy them: he will not be slack to him who hates him, he will repay him to his face.
7:11 You shall therefore keep the commandments, and the statutes, and the judgments, which I command you this day, to do them.
7:12 Therefore it shall come to pass, if you hear these judgments, and keep, and do them, that Yahweh your God shall keep for you the covenant and the mercy which he swore to your fathers:
8:18 But you shall remember Yahweh your God: for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
9:8 Also in Horeb you provoked Yahweh to wrath, so that Yahweh was angry with you to have destroyed you.
9:9 When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which Yahweh made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights, I neither ate bread nor drink water:
9:10 And Yahweh delivered to me two tables of stone written with the finger of God; and on them was written according to all the words, which Yahweh spoke with you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly.
9:11 And it came to pass at the end of forty days and forty nights, that Yahweh gave me the two tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant.
9:15 So I turned and came down from the mount, and the mount burned with fire: and the two tables of the covenant were in my two hands.
10:8 At that time Yahweh separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, to stand before Yahweh to minister to him, and to bless in his name, to this day.
Deuteronomy 17:2 If there be found among you, within any of your gates which Yahweh your God gives you, man or woman, that has worked wickedness in the sight of Yahweh your God, in transgressing his covenant,
17:3 And has gone and served other gods, and worshipped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded;
29:1 These are the words of the covenant, which Yahweh commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, beside the covenant which he made with them in Horeb.
29:9 Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that you may prosper in all that you do.
29:12 That you should enter into covenant with Yahweh your God, and into his oath, which Yahweh your God makes with you this day:
29:13 That he may establish you to day for a people to himself, and that he may be to you a God, as he has said to you, and as he has sworn to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
29:14 Neither with you only do I make this covenant and this oath;
29:15 But with him that stands here with us this day before Yahweh our God, and also with him that is not here with us this day:
29:21 And Yahweh shall separate him to evil out of all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant that are written in this book of the law: (Numbers 33:50-36:13)
29:25 Then men shall say, Because they have forsaken the covenant of Yahweh God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the land of Egypt:
29:26 For they went and served other gods, and worshipped them, gods whom they knew not, and whom he had not given to them:
31:9 And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it to the priests the sons of Levi, who carried the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and to all the elders of Israel.
31:16 And Yahweh said to Moses, Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the gods of the strangers of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
31:20 For when I shall have brought them into the land which I swore to their fathers, that flows with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and grown fat; then will they turn to other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant.
31:24 And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished,
31:25 That Moses commanded the Levites, who carried the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, saying,
31:26 Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of Yahweh your God, that it may be there for a witness against you.
33:9 Who said to his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed your word, and kept your covenant.
Joshua 3:3 And they commanded the people, saying, When you see the ark of the covenant of Yahweh your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then you shall remove from your place, and go after it.
3:6 And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and pass over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.
3:8 And you shall command the priests who bear the ark of the covenant, saying, When you come to the brink of the water of Jordan, you shall stand still in Jordan.
3:11 Behold, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth passes over before you into Jordan.
3:14 And it came to pass, when the people removed from their tents, to pass over Jordan, and the priests bearing the ark of the covenant before the people;
3:17 And the priests who carried the ark of the covenant of Yahweh stood firm on dry ground in the midst of Jordan, and all the Israelites passed over on dry ground, until all the people were passed clean over Jordan.
4:7 Then you shall answer them, That the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of Yahweh; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones shall be for a memorial to the children of Israel for ever.
4:9 And Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests who carried the ark of the covenant stood: and they are there to this day.
4:18 And it came to pass, when the priests who carried the ark of the covenant of Yahweh were come up out of the midst of Jordan, and the soles of the priests' feet were lifted up onto the dry land, that the waters of Jordan returned to their place, and flowed over all his banks, as they did before.
6:6 And Joshua the son of Nun called the priests, and said to them, Take up the ark of the covenant, and let seven priests bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of Yahweh.
6:8 And it came to pass, when Joshua had spoken to the people, that the seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns passed on before Yahweh, and blew with the trumpets: and the ark of the covenant of Yahweh followed them.
Joshua 7:11 Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.
7:15 And it shall be, that he who is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, he and all that he has: because he has transgressed the covenant of Yahweh, and because he has worked folly in Israel.
8:33 And all Israel, and their elders, and officers, and their judges, stood on this side the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, who carried the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, as well the stranger, as he who was born among them; half of them opposite mount Gerizim, and half of them opposite mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of Yahweh had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel.
9:6 And they went to Joshua to the camp at Gilgal, and said to him, and to the men of Israel, We have come from a far country: now therefore make a covenant with us.
9:7 And the men of Israel said to the Hivites, Perhaps you dwell among us; and how shall we make a covenant with you?
9:11 Therefore our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, Take provisions with you for the journey, and go to meet them, and say to them, We are your servants: therefore now make you a covenant with us.
9:15 And Joshua made peace with them, and made a covenant with them, to let them live: and the princes of the congregation swore to them.
9:16 And it came to pass at the end of three days after they had made a covenant with them, that they heard that they were their neighbours, and that they dwelt among them.
23:16 When you have transgressed the covenant of Yahweh your God, which he commanded you, and have gone and served other gods, and bowed yourselves to them; then shall the anger of Yahweh be kindled against you, and you shall perish quickly from off the good land which he has given to you.
24:24 And the people said to Joshua, Yahweh our God will we serve, and his voice will we obey.
24:25 So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem.
24:26 And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great stone, and set it up there under an oak, that was by the sanctuary of Yahweh.
Judges 2:1 And an angel of Yahweh came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said, I made you to go up out of Egypt, and have brought you to the land which I swore to your fathers; and I said, I will never break my covenant with you.
2:2 And you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall throw down their altars: but you have not obeyed my voice: why have you done this?
2:20 And the anger of Yahweh was hot against Israel; and he said, Because that this people has transgressed my covenant which I commanded their fathers, and have not listened to my voice;
20:27 And the children of Israel enquired of Yahweh, (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,
1 Samuel 4:3 And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore has Yahweh smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of Yahweh out of Shiloh to us, that, when it comes among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.
4:4 So the people sent to Shiloh, that they might bring from there the ark of the covenant of Yahweh of hosts, which dwells between the cherubim: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.
4:5 And when the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.
11:1 Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against Jabeshgilead: and all the men of Jabesh said to Nahash, Make a covenant with us, and we will serve you.
18:3 Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
20:8 Therefore you shall deal kindly with your servant; for you have brought your servant into a covenant of Yahweh with you: notwithstanding, if there is in me iniquity, slay me yourself; for why should you bring me to your father?
23:18 And those two made a covenant before Yahweh: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.
2 Samuel 3:12 And Abner sent messengers to David on his behalf, saying, Whose is the land? saying also, Make your covenant with me, and, behold, my hand shall be with you, to bring about all Israel to you.
3:13 And he said, Well; I will make a covenant with you: but one thing I require of you, that is, You shall not see my face, except you first bring Michal Saul's daughter, when you come to see my face.
3:21 And Abner said to David, I will arise and go, and will gather all Israel to my lord the king, that they may make a covenant with you, and that you may reign over all that your heart desires. And David sent Abner away; and he went in peace.
5:3 So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Yahweh: and they anointed David king over Israel.
15:24 And lo Zadok also, and all the Levites were with him, bearing the ark of the covenant of God: and they set down the ark of God; and Abiathar went up, until all the people had done passing out of the city.
23:5 Although my house be not so with God; yet he has made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he make it not to grow.
1 Kings 3:15 And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.
5:12 And Yahweh gave Solomon wisdom, as he promised him: and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a covenant together.
6:19 And the oracle he prepared in the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of Yahweh.
8:1 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, to king Solomon in Jerusalem, that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh out of the city of David, which is Zion.
8:6 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of Yahweh to his place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubim.
8:21 And I have set there a place for the ark, in which is the covenant of Yahweh, which he made with our fathers, when he brought them out of the land of Egypt.
8:23 And he said, Yahweh God of Israel, there is no God like you, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keeps covenant and mercy with your servants that walk before you with all their heart:
11:11 Wherefore Yahweh said to Solomon, Forasmuch as this is done of you, and you have not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded you, I will surely tear the kingdom from you, and will give it to your servant.
15:19 There is a covenant between me and you, and between my father and your father: behold, I have sent to you a present of silver and gold; come and break your covenant with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
19:10 And he said, I have been very jealous for Yahweh God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and slain your prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
19:14 And he said, I have been very jealous for Yahweh God of hosts: because the children of Israel have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and slain your prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
20:34 And Benhadad said to him, The cities, which my father took from your father, I will restore; and you shall make streets for you in Damascus, as my father made in Samaria. Then said Ahab, I will send you away with this covenant. So he made a covenant with him, and sent him away.
2 Kings 11:4 And the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with the captains and the guard, and brought them to him into the house of Yahweh, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of Yahweh, and showed them the king's son.
11:17 And Jehoiada made a covenant between Yahweh and the king and the people, that they should be Yahweh'S people; between the king also and the people.
13:23 And Yahweh was gracious to them, and had compassion on them, and had respect to them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.
17:15 And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified against them; and they followed vanity, and became vain, and went after the heathen that were round about them, concerning whom Yahweh had charged them, that they should not do like them.
17:35 With whom Yahweh had made a covenant, and charged them, saying, You shall not fear other gods, nor bow yourselves to them, nor serve them, nor sacrifice to them:
17:38 And the covenant that I have made with you you shall not forget; neither shall you fear other gods.
18:12 Because they did not obey the voice of Yahweh their God, but transgressed his covenant, and all that Moses the servant of Yahweh commanded, and would not hear them, nor do them.
23:2 And the king went up into the house of Yahweh, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and great: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of Yahweh.
23:3 And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before Yahweh, to walk after Yahweh, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all their heart and all their soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant.
23:21 And the king commanded all the people, saying, Keep the Passover to Yahweh your God, as it is written in the book of this covenant.
1 Chronicles 11:3 Therefore came all the elders of Israel to the king to Hebron; and David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Yahweh; and they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of Yahweh by Samuel.
15:25 So David, and the elders of Israel, and the captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh out of the house of Obededom with joy.
15:26 And it came to pass, when God helped the Levites who carried the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, that they offered seven bullocks and seven rams.
15:28 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps.
15:29 And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart.
16:6 Benaiah also and Jahaziel the priests with trumpets continually before the ark of the covenant of God.
16:15 Be you mindful always of his covenant; the word which he commanded to a thousand generations;
16:16 Even of the covenant which he made with Abraham, and of his oath to Isaac;
16:17 And has confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,
16:18 Saying, To you will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance;
16:37 So he left there before the ark of the covenant of Yahweh Asaph and his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, as every day's work required:
17:1 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in a house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of Yahweh remains under curtains.
22:19 Now set your heart and your soul to seek Yahweh your God; arise therefore, and build the sanctuary of Yahweh God, to bring the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of Yahweh.
28:2 Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:
28:18 And for the altar of incense refined gold by weight; and gold for the pattern of the chariot of the cherubim, that spread out their wings, and covered the ark of the covenant of Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 5:2 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, to Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh out of the city of David, which is Zion.
5:7 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of Yahweh to his place, to the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubim:
6:11 And in it have I put the ark, in which is the covenant of Yahweh, that he made with the children of Israel.
6:14 And said, O Yahweh God of Israel, there is no God like you in the heaven, nor in the earth; who keeps covenant, and shows mercy to your servants, who walk before you with all their hearts:
13:5 Ought you not to know that Yahweh God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?
15:12 And they entered into a covenant to seek Yahweh God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;
16:3 There is a covenant between me and you, as there was between my father and your father: behold, I have sent you silver and gold; go, break your covenant with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
21:7 However Yahweh would not destroy the house of David, because of the covenant that he had made with David, and as he promised to give a light to him and to his sons for ever.
21:8 In his days the Edomites revolted from under the dominion of Judah, and made themselves a king.
23:1 And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
23:2 And they went about in Judah, and gathered the Levites out of all the cities of Judah, and the chief of the fathers of Israel, and they came to Jerusalem.
23:3 And all the congregation made a covenant with the king in the house of God. And he said to them, Behold, the king's son shall reign, as Yahweh has said of the sons of David.
23:16 And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, that they should be Yahweh'S people.
29:10 Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with Yahweh God of Israel, that his fierce wrath may turn away from us.
34:30 And the king went up into the house of Yahweh, and all the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the priests, and the Levites, and all the people, great and small: and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant that was found in the house of Yahweh.
34:31 And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before Yahweh, to walk after Yahweh, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.
34:32 And he caused all that were present in Jerusalem and Benjamin to stand to it. And the inhabitants of Jerusalem did according to the covenant of God, the God of their fathers.
Ezra 10:3 Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the counsel of my lord, and of those that tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law.
Nehemiah 1:5 And said, I beseech you, O Yahweh God of heaven, the great and terrible God, who keeps covenant and mercy for those who love him and observe his commandments:
9:8 And found his heart faithful before you, and made a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and have performed your words; for you are righteous:
9:32 Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keeps covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before you, that has come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all your people, since the time of the kings of Assyria to this day.
13:29 Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.
Job 5:23 For you shall be in covenant (Lit. your covenant) with the stones of the field: and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with you.
Job 31:1 I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?
Job 41:4 Will he make a covenant with you? will you take him for a servant for ever?
Psalm 25:10 All the paths of Yahweh are mercy and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
25:14 The secret of Yahweh is with those who fear him; and he will show them his covenant.
44:17 All this is come upon us; yet have we not forgotten you, neither have we dealt falsely in your covenant.
50:5 Gather my saints together to me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice.
50:16 But to the wicked God says, What have you to do to declare my statutes, or that you should take my covenant in your mouth?
55:20 He has put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he has broken his covenant.
74:20 Have respect to the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.
78:10 They did not keep the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;
78:37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they steadfast in his covenant.
83:5 For they have consulted together with one consent: they have made a covenant against you:
89:3 I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn to David my servant,
89:28 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.
89:34 My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
89:39 You have made void the covenant of your servant: you have profaned his crown by casting it to the ground.
103:18 To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
105:8 He has remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.
105:9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath to Isaac;
105:10 And confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant:
106:45 And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.
111:5 He has given meat to those who fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
111:9 He sent redemption to his people: he has commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.
132:12 If your children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their children shall also sit upon your throne for evermore.
Proverbs 2:17 Who forsakes the guide of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God. (Adultery)
Isaiah 24:5 The earth also is defiled under the its inhabitants; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.
28:15 Because you have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come to us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:
28:18 And your covenant with death shall be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then you shall be trodden down by it.
33:8 The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceases: he has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities, he regarded no man.
42:6 I Yahweh have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand, and will keep you, and give you for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;
49:8 Thus says Yahweh, In an acceptable time have I heard you, and in a day of salvation have I helped you: and I will preserve you, and give you for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;
54:10 For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from you, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, says Yahweh who has mercy on you.
55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
56:4 For thus says Yahweh to the eunuchs that keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant;
56:5 Even to them will I give in my house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
56:6 Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to Yahweh, to serve him, and to love the name of Yahweh, to be his servants, every one who keeps the Sabbath from polluting it, and takes hold of my covenant;
59:21 As for me, this is my covenant with them, says Yahweh; My spirit that is upon you, and my words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart out of your mouth, nor out of the mouth of your seed, nor out of the mouth of your seed's seed, says Yahweh, from now on and for ever.
61:8 For I Yahweh love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
Jeremiah 3:16 And it shall come to pass, when you are multiplied and increased in the land, in those days, says Yahweh, they shall say no more, The ark of the covenant of Yahweh: neither shall it come to mind: neither shall they remember it; neither shall they visit it; neither shall that be done any more.
11:1 The word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, saying,
11:2 Hear the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
11:3 And say you to them, Thus says Yahweh God of Israel; Cursed be the man who does not obey the words of this covenant,
11:4 Which I commanded your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying, Obey my voice, and do them, according to all which I command you: so shall you be my people, and I will be your God: (Jeremiah 34:13-14)
11:5 That I may perform the oath which I have sworn to your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as it is this day. Then answered I, and said, So be it, O Yahweh.
11:6 Then Yahweh said to me, Proclaim all these words in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, saying, Hear the words of this covenant, and do them.
11:7 For I earnestly protested to your fathers in the day that I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, even to this day, rising early and protesting, saying, Obey my voice.
11:8 Yet they did not obey, nor inclined their ear, but walked every one in the imagination of their evil heart: therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do; but they did them not.
11:9 And Yahweh said to me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
11:10 They are turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers, which refused to hear my words; and they went after other gods to serve them: the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken my covenant which I made with their fathers.
14:21 Do not abhor us, for your name's sake, do not disgrace the throne of your glory: remember, do not break your covenant with us.
22:9 Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of Yahweh their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.
31:31 Behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:
31:32 Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they broke, although I was an husband to them, says Yahweh: (34:13-14)
31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, says Yahweh, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.
32:40 And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.
Jeremiah 33:20 Thus says Yahweh; If you can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season;
33:21 Then may also my covenant be broken with David my servant, that he should not have a son to reign upon his throne; and with the Levites the priests, my ministers.
33:25 Thus says Yahweh; If my covenant be not with day and night, and if I have not appointed the ordinances of heaven and earth;
34:8 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people which were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty to them;
34:9 That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or a Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, that is, of a Jew his brother.
34:10 Now when all the princes, and all the people, which had entered into the covenant, heard that every one should let his manservant, and every one his maidservant, go free, that none should serve themselves of them any more, then they obeyed, and let them go.
34:11 But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
34:12 Therefore the word of Yahweh came to Jeremiah from Yahweh, saying,
34:13 Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel; I made a covenant with your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondmen, saying, (Jeremiah 31:32)
34:14 At the end of seven years let you go every man his brother an Hebrew, which has been sold to you; and when he has served you six years, you shall let him go free from you: but your fathers listened not to me, neither inclined their ear.
34:15 And you were now turned, and had done right in my sight, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbour; and you had made a covenant before me in the house which is called by my name:
34:16 But you turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom you had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be to you for servants and for handmaids.
34:17 Therefore thus says Yahweh; You have not listened to me, in proclaiming liberty, every one to his brother, and every man to his neighbour: behold, I proclaim a liberty for you, says Yahweh, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine; and I will make you to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
34:18 And I will give the men that have transgressed my covenant, which have not performed the words of the covenant which they had made before me, when they cut the calf in two, and passed between the its parts,
34:19 The princes of Judah, and the princes of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the land, which passed between the parts of the calf;
50:5 They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces towards there, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to Yahweh in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.
Ezekiel 16:8 Now when I passed by you, and looked upon you, behold, your time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over you, and covered your nakedness: yes, I swore to you, and entered into a covenant with you, says the Lord GOD, and you became mine.
16:59 For thus says the Lord GOD; I will even deal with you as you have done, who have despised the oath in breaking the covenant.
16:60 Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with you in the days of your youth, and I will establish for you an everlasting covenant.
16:61 Then you shall remember your ways, and be ashamed, when you shall receive your sisters, your elder and your younger: and I will give them to you for daughters, but not by your covenant.
16:62 And I will establish my covenant with you; and you shall know that I am Yahweh:
16:63 That you may remember, and be confounded, and never open your mouth any more because of your shame, when I am pacified toward you for all that you have done, says the Lord GOD.
17:13 And has taken of the king's seed, and made a covenant with him, and has taken an oath of him: he has also taken the mighty of the land:
17:14 That the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping of his covenant it might stand.
17:15 But he rebelled against him in sending his ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give him horses and much people. Shall he prosper? shall he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break the covenant, and be delivered?
17:16 As I live, says the Lord GOD, surely in the place where the king dwells that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he broke, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
17:17 Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company make for him in the war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many persons:
17:18 Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and has done all these things, he shall not escape.
17:19 Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; As I live, surely my oath that he has despised, and my covenant that he has broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.
20:37 And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant:
30:5 Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and all the mingled people, and Chub, and the men of the land who are in covenant (Lit. of the covenant), shall fall with them by the sword.
34:25 And I will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell safely in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods.
37:26 Moreover I will make a covenant of peace with them; it shall be an everlasting covenant with them: and I will place them, and multiply them, and will set my sanctuary in the midst of them for evermore.
44:7 In that you have brought into my sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, to pollute it, even my house, when you offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant because of all your abominations.
Daniel 9:4 And I prayed to Yahweh my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to those who love him, and to those who keep his commandments;
9:27 And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
11:22 And with the arms of a flood shall they be overflown from before him, and shall be broken; yes, also the prince of the covenant.
11:28 Then shall he return into his land with great riches; and his heart shall be against the holy covenant; and he shall do exploits, and return to his own land.
11:29 At the time appointed he shall return, and come toward the south; but it shall not be as the former, or as the latter.
11:30 For the ships of Chittim shall come against him: therefore he shall be grieved, and return, and have indignation against the holy covenant: so shall he do; he shall even return, and have intelligence with those who forsake the holy covenant.
11:31 And arms shall stand on his part, and they shall pollute the sanctuary of strength, and shall take away the daily sacrifice, and they shall place the abomination that makes desolate.
11:32 And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.
Hosea 2:18 And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the earth, and will make them to lie down safely.
6:7 But they like men have transgressed the covenant: there have they dealt treacherously against me.
8:1 Set the trumpet to your mouth. He shall come as an eagle against the house of Yahweh, because they have transgressed my covenant, and trespassed against my law.
10:4 They have spoken words, swearing falsely in making a covenant: thus judgment springs up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
12:1 Ephraim feeds on wind, and follows after the east wind: he daily increases lies and desolation; and they make a covenant with the Assyrians, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Amos 1:9 Thus says Yahweh; For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for four, I will not turn away the its punishment; because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom, and did not remember the brotherly covenant:
Obadiah 1:7 All the men of your confederacy have brought you even to the border: the men that were at peace with you have deceived you, and prevailed against you; those who eat your bread have laid a wound under you: there is no understanding in him.
Zechariah 9:11 As for you also, by the blood of your covenant I have sent forth your prisoners out of the pit in which is no water.
11:10 And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.
Malachi 2:4 And you shall know that I have sent this commandment to you, that my covenant might be with Levi, says Yahweh of hosts.
2:5 My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear with which he feared me, and was afraid before my name.
2:8 But you are departed out of the way; you have caused many to stumble at the law; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi, says Yahweh of hosts.
2:9 Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as you have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law.
2:10 Have we not all one father? has not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?
2:14 Yet you say, Why? Because Yahweh has been witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously: yet is she your companion, and the wife of your covenant.
3:1 Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom you seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom you delight in: behold, he shall come, says Yahweh of hosts.
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