Bible Verses About Covenants

Covenants.
    Agreements between two parties  Ge 26:28; Da 11:6
    Designed for
      Establishing friendship.  1Sa 18:3
      Procuring assistance in war.  1Ki 15:18,19
      Mutual protection.  Ge 26:28,29; 31:50-52
      Establishing peace.  Jos 9:15,16
      Promoting commerce.  1Ki 5:6-11
      Selling land.  Ge 23:14-16
    Conditions of
      Clearly specified.  1Sa 11:1,2
      Conformed by oath.  Ge 21:23,31; 26:31
      Witnessed.  Ge 23:17,18; Ru 4:9-11
      Written and sealed.  Ne 9:38; 10:1
    God often called to witness  Ge 31:50,53
    When confirmed, unalterable  Ga 3:15
    Made by passing between the pieces of the divided sacrifices  Ge 15:9-17; Jer 34:18,19
    Salt a sign of perpetuity in  Nu 18:19; 2Ch 13:5
    Ratified by joining hands  Pr 11:21; Eze 17:18
    Followed by a feast  Ge 26:30; 31:54
    Presents given as tokens  Ge 21:27-30; 1Sa 18:3,4
    Pillars raised in token of  Ge 31:45,46
    Names given to places where made  Ge 21:31; 31:47-49
    The Jews
      Forbidden to make, with the nations of Canaan.  Ex 23:32; De 7:2
      Frequently made with other nations.  1Ki 5:12; 2Ki 17:4
      Condemned for making, with idolatrous nations.  Isa 30:2-5; Ho 12:1
      Regarded, as sacred.  Jos 9:16-19; Ps 15:4
    Violated by the wicked  Ro 1:31; 2Ti 3:3
    Illustrative
      Of the contract of marriage.  Mal 2:14
      Of God's promises to man.  Ge 9:9-11; Eph 2:12
      Of the united determination of a people to serve God.  2Ki 11:17; 2Ch 15:12; Ne 10:29
      Of good resolutions.  Job 31:1
      (With death and hell,) of carnal security.  Isa 28:15,18
      (With stones and beasts, of the earth,) of peace and prosperity.  Job 5:23; Ho 2:18