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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H1285 - Covenant

Strong's No.:H1285

Hebrew:בְּרִית

Transliteration:bᵉrîyth

Phonetic:ber-eeth'

Word Origin:From H1262 (in the sense of cutting (like H1254))

Bible Usage:{confederacy} {[con-]feder[-ate]} {covenant} league.

Part of Speech:Noun Feminine

Strongs
Definition:

a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. covenant, alliance, pledge

a. between men

1. treaty, alliance, league (man to man)

2. constitution, ordinance (monarch to subjects)

3. agreement, pledge (man to man)

4. alliance (of friendship)

5. alliance (of marriage)

b. between God and man

1. alliance (of friendship)

2. covenant (divine ordinance with signs or pledges)

2. (phrases)

a. covenant making

b. covenant keeping

c. covenant violation


Bible References:
Covenant
 

Translation
Occurrences:
confederacy ( 1 )
confederate ( 1 )
covenant ( 263 )
league ( 16 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.