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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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As Elazar explains, "The omnipotent Deity, by freely covenanting with man, limits His own powers to allow humans space in which to be free, only requiring of them that they live in accordance with the law established as normative by covenant" (I:43).
Accordingly, if the landlord is really a sub-landlord, consideration should be given to narrowing the standard REBNY clause, to make clear that the sub-landlord is only covenanting as to its own conduct, and not the overlandlord's.
Accordingly, his book makes a valuable contribution to the ongoing debate about the British significance of the emergence of the Covenanting Movement in Scotland and the resultant termination of Charles I's personal rule in England.
This failure, even at the height of the military crisis when the Covenanting army marched into England and demanded the summoning of what was to become known as the Long Parliament, suggests that Charles was not so much uncounselled as uncounsellable.