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Synonyms for covenant

Synonyms for covenant

a legally binding arrangement between parties

an agreement, especially one involving a sale or exchange

a declaration that one will or will not do a certain thing

to enter into a formal agreement

to guarantee by a solemn promise

Synonyms for covenant

a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action

(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

enter into a covenant or formal agreement

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Such Jews uphold the notion that both the Written and Oral Torahs were revealed by God to the Jewish people at Sinai, and that all Jews are covenantally obligated to follow those teachings (even as some of them have been reinterpreted by Orthodox rabbis using agreed-upon methodologies).
106) As to the capital crimes mentioned earlier, North advocates public stoning as the "most covenantally valid form of execution," for it avoids the immoral privatization and depersonalization of punishment, allows the condemned to confront his executioners, and reminds us of the crushing of Satan's head by the "promised Seed" mentioned in Genesis 3:15.
What the Bible promises is that covenantally faithful societies will prosper in the long run, and that covenantally rebellious ones will be crushed eventually.
By this remark alone, it is obvious that Jesus does not have anything against people who are law-abiding and covenantally faithful.
In acting covenantally, I make decisions affecting the well-being of another, conscious that her well-being affects my own.