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Definition of: covenant

(kuvə·nənt) noun
1. An agreement entered into by two or more persons or parties; a compact.
2. God's promise of blessing to be fulfilled on the performance of a condition, as of obedience.
3. The solemn pledge by which members of a church bind themselves to maintain its faith, ordinances, etc.
4. Law A written agreement between parties under seal; a modifying agreement contained within a contract or deed; also, a form of action to recover damages for breach of contract.
—National Covenant
An agreement extensively signed by all classes of Presbyterians in Scotland, in 1638, to resist by force the introduction of episcopacy by Charles I.
—Solemn League and Covenant
An agreement between the English and the Scottish Parliaments, undertaken in 1643, to support Protestantism.
v.t. & v.i. To promise by or in covenant.
[<OF <covenir agree <L convenire meet together, agree]

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international covenant
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covenant theology
covenant house
national covenant
thomas covenant
god s covenant
covenant code
restrictive covenant
covenant awards
covenant communications
covenant christian
covenant college
mission covenant

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