But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
But with thee will I establish my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.
And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
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.
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:
I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
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.
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.
And God said unto Noah, This is
the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is
upon the earth.
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:
And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
As for me, behold, my covenant is
with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.
my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised.
And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.
And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and
with his seed after him.
But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
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.
And they said, We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even
betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee;
And Jacob beheld the countenance of Laban, and, behold, it was
not toward him as before.
And said unto them, I see your father's countenance, that it is
not toward me as before; but the God of my father hath been with me.
Now therefore come thou, let us make a covenant, I and thou; and let it be for a witness between me and thee.
And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers.
And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant.
Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with
fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.
Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is
Neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his cause.
Thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.
And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient.
And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it
on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the LORD hath made with you concerning all these words.
Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for
a perpetual covenant.
And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy 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 thou art
shall see the work of the LORD: for it is
a terrible thing that I will do with thee.
Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:
Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one
call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
And the LORD said unto Moses, Write thou these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with thee and with Israel.
And he was there with the LORD 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.
And every oblation of thy meat offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.
Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually, being taken
from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant.
For I will have respect unto you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and establish my covenant with you.
And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but
that ye break my covenant:
And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my
covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
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.
And yet for all that, when they be 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
the LORD their God.
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
Then the tribe of Naphtali: and the captain of the children of Naphtali shall be
Ahira the son of Enan.
The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
On the twelfth day Ahira the son of Enan, prince of the children of Naphtali, offered
And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: this was
the offering of Ahira the son of Enan.
And over the host of the tribe of the children of Naphtali was
Ahira the son of Enan.
And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to search out a resting place for them.
But they presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of the camp.
All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer unto the LORD, have I given thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: it is
a covenant of salt for ever before the LORD unto thee and to thy seed with thee.
Wherefore say, Behold, I give unto him my covenant of peace:
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.
And the border shall go on to Ziphron, and the goings out of it shall be at Hazarenan: this shall be your north border.
And ye shall point out your east border from Hazarenan to Shepham:
And he declared unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to perform, even
ten commandments; and he wrote them upon two tables of stone.
Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or
the likeness of any thing
, which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee.
(For the LORD thy God is
a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.
The LORD made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even
us, who are
all of us here alive this day.
And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite them, and
utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them:
Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is
God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
Wherefore it shall come to pass, if ye hearken to these judgments, and keep, and do them, that the LORD thy God shall keep unto thee the covenant and the mercy which he sware unto thy fathers:
But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is
he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is
When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even
the tables of the covenant which the LORD made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights, I neither did eat bread nor drink water:
And it came to pass at the end of forty days and forty nights, that
the LORD gave me the two tables of stone, even
the tables of the covenant.
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.
At that time the LORD separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to stand before the LORD to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, unto this day.
If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his covenant,
A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:
the words of the covenant, which the LORD commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, beside the covenant which he made with them in Horeb.
Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.
That thou shouldest enter into covenant with the LORD thy God, and into his oath, which the LORD thy God maketh with thee this day:
Neither with you only do I make this covenant and this oath;
And the LORD shall separate him unto 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:
Then men shall say, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the land of Egypt:
And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it unto the priests the sons of Levi, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and unto all the elders of Israel.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy 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.
For when I shall have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant.
That Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, saying,
Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.
Who said unto 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 thy word, and kept thy covenant.
And they commanded the people, saying, When ye see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then ye shall remove from your place, and go after it.
And Joshua spake unto 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.
And thou shalt command the priests that bear the ark of the covenant, saying, When ye are come to the brink of the water of Jordan, ye shall stand still in Jordan.
Behold, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth passeth over before you into Jordan.
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;
And the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD 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.
Then ye shall answer them, That the waters of Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the LORD; when it passed over Jordan, the waters of Jordan were cut off: and these stones shall be for a memorial unto the children of Israel for ever.
And Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests which bare the ark of the covenant stood: and they are there unto this day.
And it came to pass, when the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD were come up out of the midst of Jordan, and
the soles of the priests' feet were lifted up unto the dry land, that the waters of Jordan returned unto their place, and flowed over all his banks, as they did
And Joshua the son of Nun called the priests, and said unto them, Take up the ark of the covenant, and let seven priests bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD.
And it came to pass, when Joshua had spoken unto the people, that the seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns passed on before the LORD, and blew with the trumpets: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD followed them.
Israel hath 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.
And it shall be, that
he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt with fire, he and all that he hath: because he hath transgressed the covenant of the LORD, and because he hath wrought folly in Israel.
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, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger, as he that was born among them; half of them over against mount Gerizim, and half of them over against mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel.
When ye have transgressed the covenant of the LORD your God, which he commanded you, and have gone and served other gods, and bowed yourselves to them; then shall the anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and ye shall perish quickly from off the good land which he hath given unto you.
So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem.
And an angel of the LORD came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said, I made you to go up out of Egypt, and have brought you unto the land which I sware unto your fathers; and I said, I will never break my covenant with you.
And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel; and he said, Because that this people hath transgressed my covenant which I commanded their fathers, and have not hearkened unto my voice;
And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass.
Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came unto me, and his countenance was
like the countenance of an angel of God, very terrible: but I asked him not whence he was
, neither told he me his name:
And the children of Israel inquired of the LORD, (for the ark of the covenant of God was
there in those days,
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And she said, Let thine handmaid find grace in thy sight. So the woman went her way, and did eat, and her countenance was no more sad
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And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.
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So the people sent to Shiloh, that they might bring from thence the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth between
the cherubims: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were
there with the ark of the covenant of God.
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And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.
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Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against Jabeshgilead: and all the men of Jabesh said unto Nahash, Make a covenant with us, and we will serve thee.
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And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this condition
will I make a covenant
with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes, and lay it for
a reproach upon all Israel.
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But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth
not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.
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And he sent, and brought him in. Now he was
withal of a beautiful countenance, and goodly to look to. And the LORD said, Arise, anoint him: for this is
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And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but
a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance.
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Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
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Therefore thou shalt deal kindly with thy servant; for thou hast brought thy servant into a covenant of the LORD with thee: notwithstanding, if there be in me iniquity, slay me thyself; for why shouldest thou bring me to thy father?
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So Jonathan made a covenant
with the house of David, saying
, Let the LORD even require it
at the hand of David's enemies.
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And they two made a covenant before the LORD: and David abode in the wood, and Jonathan went to his house.
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Now the name of the man was
Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail: and she was
a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance: but the man was
churlish and evil in his doings; and he was
of the house of Caleb.
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And unto Absalom there were born three sons, and one daughter, whose name was
Tamar: she was a woman of a fair countenance.
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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.
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Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even
fourscore years old: and he had provided the king of sustenance while he lay at Mahanaim; for he was
a very great man.
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Although my house be
not so with God; yet he hath 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.
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And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was
a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.
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And the oracle he prepared in the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.
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Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, unto king Solomon in Jerusalem, that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is
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And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy place, even
under the wings of the cherubims.
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nothing in the ark save the two tables of stone, which Moses put there at Horeb, when the LORD made a covenant
with the children of Israel, when they came out of the land of Egypt.
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And I have set there a place for the ark, wherein is
the covenant of the LORD, which he made with our fathers, when he brought them out of the land of Egypt.
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And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is
no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart:
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Wherefore the LORD said unto Solomon, Forasmuch as this is done of thee, and thou hast not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded thee, I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant.
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And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even
I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
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And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: because the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even
I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
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said unto him, The cities, which my father took from thy father, I will restore; and thou shalt make streets for thee in Damascus, as my father made in Samaria. Then said Ahab
, I will send thee away with this covenant. So he made a covenant with him, and sent him away.
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And he settled his countenance stedfastly, until he was ashamed: and the man of God wept.
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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 the LORD, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the LORD, and shewed them the king's son.
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And Jehoiada made a covenant between the LORD and the king and the people, that they should be the LORD'S people; between the king also and the people.
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And the LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion on them, and had respect unto them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.
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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 the LORD had charged them, that they should not do like them.
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With whom the LORD had made a covenant, and charged them, saying, Ye shall not fear other gods, nor bow yourselves to them, nor serve them, nor sacrifice to them:
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And the covenant that I have made with you ye shall not forget; neither shall ye fear other gods.
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Because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD their God, but transgressed his covenant, and
all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded, and would not hear them
, nor do them
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And the king went up into the house of the LORD, 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 the LORD.
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And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, 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.
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And the king commanded all the people, saying, Keep the passover unto the LORD your God, as it is
written in the book of this covenant.
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Therefore came all the elders of Israel to the king to Hebron; and David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD; and they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of the LORD by Samuel.
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And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was
for song: he instructed about the song, because he was
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So David, and the elders of Israel, and the captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the house of Obededom with joy.
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And it came to pass, when God helped the Levites that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that they offered seven bullocks and seven rams.
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And David was
clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers: David also had
upon him an ephod of linen.
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Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps.
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And it came to pass, as
the ark of the covenant of the LORD 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.
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Benaiah also and Jahaziel the priests with trumpets continually before the ark of the covenant of God.
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Be ye mindful always of his covenant; the word which
he commanded to a thousand generations;
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which he made with Abraham, and of his oath unto Isaac;
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And hath confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and
to Israel for
an everlasting covenant,
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So he left there before the ark of the covenant of the LORD Asaph and his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, as every day's work required:
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Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD remaineth
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Now set your heart and your soul to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the LORD.
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Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons were
for the outward business over Israel, for officers and judges.
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Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me
, I had
in mine heart to build an house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:
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And for the altar of incense refined gold by weight; and gold for the pattern of the chariot of the cherubims, that spread out their wings
, and covered the ark of the covenant of the LORD.
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Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, unto Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is
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And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, to the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, even
under the wings of the cherubims:
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nothing in the ark save the two tables which Moses put therein
at Horeb, when the LORD made a covenant
with the children of Israel, when they came out of Egypt.
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And in it have I put the ark, wherein is
the covenant of the LORD, that he made with the children of Israel.
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And said, O LORD God of Israel, there is
no God like thee in the heaven, nor in the earth; which keepest covenant, and shewest
mercy unto thy servants, that walk before thee with all their hearts:
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Then will I stablish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be
ruler in Israel.
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Ought ye not to know that the LORD God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even
to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?
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And they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;
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Howbeit the LORD 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.
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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.
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And all the congregation made a covenant with the king in the house of God. And he said unto them, Behold, the king's son shall reign, as the LORD hath said of the sons of David.
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And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, that they should be the LORD'S people.
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Now it is
in mine heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, that his fierce wrath may turn away from us.
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And the king went up into the house of the LORD, 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 the LORD.
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And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, 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.
2 Chronicles 34:
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.
Now because we have maintenance from the king's
palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king;
And they delivered the king's commissions unto the king's lieutenants, and to the governors on this side the river: and they furthered the people, and the house of God.
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.
And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:
Wherefore the king said unto me, Why is
thy countenance sad, seeing thou art
not sick? this is
but sorrow of heart. Then I was very sore afraid,
And said unto the king, Let the king live for ever: why should not my countenance be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' sepulchres, lieth
waste, and the gates thereof are consumed with fire?
Then stood up upon the stairs, of the Levites, Jeshua, and Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and
Chenani, and cried with a loud voice unto the LORD their God.
And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest 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 hast performed thy words; for thou art
Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day.
And because of all this we make a sure covenant
, and write it
; and our princes, Levites, and
priests, seal unto it
Remember them, O my God, because they have defiled the priesthood, and the covenant of the priesthood, and of the Levites.
Then were the king's scribes called on the thirteenth day of the first month, and there was written according to all that Haman had commanded unto the king's lieutenants, and to the governors that were
over every province, and to the rulers of every people of every province according to the writing thereof, and to
every people after their language; in the name of king Ahasuerus was it written, and sealed with the king's ring.
Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, that is
, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day
thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are
from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language.
And all the rulers of the provinces, and the lieutenants, and the deputies, and officers of the king, helped the Jews; because the fear of Mordecai fell upon them.
Thou prevailest for ever against him, and he passeth: thou changest his countenance, and sendest him away.
Job 29: If
I laughed on them, they believed it
not; and the light of my countenance they cast not down.
I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?
Will he make a covenant with thee? wilt thou take him for a servant for ever?
Psalms 4: There be
many that say, Who will shew us any
good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God
: God is
not in all his thoughts.
For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.
For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.
All the paths of the LORD are
mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
The secret of the LORD is
with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why
art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for
the help of his countenance.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is
the health of my countenance, and my God.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is
the health of my countenance, and my God.
For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.
All this is come upon us; yet have we not forgotten thee, neither have we dealt falsely in thy covenant.
Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice.
But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that
thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth?
He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.
Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.
They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;
For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant.
Psalms 80: It is
burned with fire, it is
cut down: they perish at the rebuke of thy countenance.
I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant,
the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.
My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.
My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
Thou hast made void the covenant of thy servant: thou hast profaned his crown by casting it
to the ground.
Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins
in the light of thy countenance.
To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.
He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which
he commanded to a thousand generations.
he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac;
And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and
to Israel for
an everlasting covenant:
And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.
He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is
If thy children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their children shall also sit upon thy throne for evermore.
Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
In the light of the king's countenance is
life; and his favour is
as a cloud of the latter rain.
The north wind driveth away rain: so doth
an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.
Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
And thou shalt have
goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for
the maintenance for thy maidens.
better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
Song of Solomon 2:
O my dove, that art
in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places
of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice; for sweet is
thy voice, and thy countenance is
Song of Solomon 5:
His legs are as
pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold: his countenance is
as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.
The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it
not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.
The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.
Because ye 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 unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:
And your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with hell shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden down by it.
The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.
I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;
Thus saith the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;
For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee.
Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even
the sure mercies of David.
For thus saith the LORD unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things
that please me, and take hold of my covenant;
Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant;
Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another
than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant
with them; thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it
As for me, this is
my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that is
upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.
For I the LORD 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.
And it shall come to pass, when ye be multiplied and increased in the land, in those days, saith the LORD, they shall say no more, The ark of the covenant of the LORD: neither shall it come to mind: neither shall they remember it; neither shall they visit it
; neither shall that
be done any more.
Hear ye the words of this covenant, and speak unto the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
And say thou unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel; Cursed be
the man that obeyeth not the words of this covenant,
Then the LORD said unto me, Proclaim all these words in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, saying, Hear ye the words of this covenant, and do them.
Yet they obeyed not, 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
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.
Do not abhor us
, for thy name's sake, do not disgrace the throne of thy glory: remember, break not thy covenant with us.
Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.
Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:
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 brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD:
But this shall be
the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, 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.
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.
Thus saith the LORD; If ye 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;
Jeremiah 33: 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.
Thus saith the LORD; If my covenant be
not with day and night, and if
I have not appointed the ordinances of heaven and earth;
Jeremiah 34: This is
the word that came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people which were
at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty unto them;
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
Thus saith the LORD, 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,
And ye were now turned, and had done right in my sight, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbour; and ye had made a covenant before me in the house which is called by my name:
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 twain, and passed between the parts thereof,
They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying
, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD in a perpetual covenant that
shall not be forgotten.
Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was
the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine.
For thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even deal with thee as thou hast done, which hast despised the oath in breaking the covenant.
Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.
Then thou shalt remember thy ways, and be ashamed, when thou shalt receive thy sisters, thine elder and thy younger: and I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant.
And I will establish my covenant with thee; and thou shalt know that I am
And hath taken of the king's seed, and made a covenant with him, and hath taken an oath of him: he hath also taken the mighty of the land:
That the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but
that by keeping of his covenant it might stand.
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?
Ezekiel 17: As
I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely in the place where
the king dwelleth
that made him king, whose oath he despised, and whose covenant he brake, even
with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.
Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things
, he shall not escape.
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; As
I live, surely mine oath that he hath despised, and my covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.
And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant:
All the inhabitants of the isles shall be astonished at thee, and their kings shall be sore afraid, they shall be troubled in their
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.
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.
In that ye 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 ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant because of all your abominations.
And the border from the sea shall be Hazarenan, the border of Damascus, and the north northward, and the border of Hamath. And this is
the north side.
Now these are
the names of the tribes. From the north end to the coast of the way of Hethlon, as one goeth to Hamath, Hazarenan, the border of Damascus northward, to the coast of Hamath; for these are his sides east and
west; a portion for
Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king's meat: and as thou seest, deal with thy servants.
And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the king's meat.
Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.
Then was king Belshazzar greatly troubled, and his countenance was changed in him, and his lords were astonied.
Daniel 5: Now
the queen, by reason of the words of the king and his lords, came into the banquet house: and
the queen spake and said, O king, live for ever: let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be changed:
the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance changed in me: but I kept the matter in my heart.
And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.
And I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments;
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.
And with the arms of a flood shall they be overflown from before him, and shall be broken; yea, also the prince of the covenant.
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.
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 them that forsake the holy covenant.
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
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.
But they like men have transgressed the covenant: there have they dealt treacherously against me.
Hosea 8: Set
the trumpet to thy mouth. He shall come
as an eagle against the house of the LORD, because they have transgressed my covenant, and trespassed against my law.
They have spoken words, swearing falsely in making a covenant: thus judgment springeth up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.
Ephraim feedeth on wind, and followeth after the east wind: he daily increaseth lies and desolation; and they do make a covenant with the Assyrians, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment
thereof; because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly covenant:
Haggai 2: According to
the word that I covenanted with you when ye came out of Egypt, so my spirit remaineth among you: fear ye not.
As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is
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.
And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.
My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for
the fear wherewith he feared me, and was afraid before my name.
But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble at the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.
Have we not all one father? hath not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?
Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is
she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.
Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.
Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
And said unto them
, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.
His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:
To perform the mercy promised
to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;
Which was the son
of Melea, which was the son
of Menan, which was the son
of Mattatha, which was the son
of Nathan, which was the son
And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was
And they were glad, and covenanted to give him money.
Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.
And he gave him the covenant of circumcision: and so Abraham
begat Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac begat
Jacob; and Jacob begat
the twelve patriarchs.
Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.
Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth
the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God
, and the promises;
For this is
my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.
2 Corinthians 3:
But if the ministration of death, written and
engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory
was to be done away:
Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be
but a man's covenant, yet if it be
confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.
And this I say, that
the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.
Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.
For if that first covenant
had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.
For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:
Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.
For this is
the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:
In that he saith, A new covenant
, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old is
ready to vanish away.
Then verily the first covenant
had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.
Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was
the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;
Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?
And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of
Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was
as the sun shineth in his strength.