Strong's Number 1285

Transliteration:
[email protected] {ber-eeth'}
Word Origin:
from 1262 (in the sense of cutting [like 1254])
TWOT:
282a
Part of Speech:
noun feminine
Usage in the KJV:
covenant 264, league 17, confederacy 1, confederate 1, confederate 01167 1

Total: 284
Definition:
  1. covenant, alliance, pledge
    1. 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)
    2. between God and man
      1. alliance (of friendship)
      2. covenant (divine ordinance with signs or pledges)
  2. (phrases)
    1. covenant making
    2. covenant keeping
    3. covenant violation