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covenant English Thesaurus

there is a landlord's covenant to repair the property

Old Covenant British & World English

The covenant between God and Israel in the Old Testament

New Covenant British & World English

The covenant between God and the followers of Christ

covenant of grace British & World English

(In Reformation theology) the covenant between God and humanity which was established by Christ at the Atonement

covenant of works British & World English

(In Reformation theology) the covenant between God and humanity which was broken by Adam’s sin at the Fall

deed of covenant British & World English

An agreement to pay a regular amount of money, particularly when this enables the recipient (typically a charity) to reclaim any tax paid by the donor on the amount

restrictive covenant British & World English

A covenant imposing a restriction on the use of land so that the value and enjoyment of adjoining land will be preserved

Ark of the Covenant British & World English

The wooden chest which contained the tablets of the laws of the ancient Israelites. Carried by the Israelites on their wanderings in the wilderness, it was later placed by Solomon in the Temple at Jerusalem

Ark of the Covenant New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chest which contained the law tablets of the ancient Israelites

Solemn League and Covenant British & World English

An agreement made in 1643 between the English Parliament and the Scottish Covenanters during the English Civil War, by which the Scots would provide military aid in return for the establishment of a Presbyterian system in England, Scotland, and Ireland. Although the Scottish support proved crucial in the Parliamentary victory, the principal Presbyterian leaders were expelled from Parliament in 1647 and the covenant was never honoured

Old Covenant in covenant British & World English

The covenant between God and Israel in the Old Testament

New Covenant in covenant British & World English

The covenant between God and the followers of Christ


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