Covenant - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'covenant':

covenant ~ (A) ~ a promise that people (or God) must obey.

covenant ~ (A) ~ a special promise that God makes to his people.

covenant ~ (A) ~ two people have agreed what each should do (here, God and his people). Look at Psalm 25 for more about the covenant.

covenant ~ (A) ~ when people agree something together; when God and a person or people agree to a special thing.

covenant ~ (B) ~ agreement.

covenant ~ (B) ~ an agreement between two people; an agreement between God and a person or people; a shared agreement between two or more people.

covenant ~ (B) ~ special agreement, especially between God and the Israelites .

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