Word: ZIXA

Pronounce: ber-eeth'

Strong: H1285

Orig: from 1262 (in the sense of cutting (like 1254)); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh):--confederacy, (con-)feder(-ate), covenant, league. H1262 H1254

Use: TWOT-282a Noun Feminine

Grk Strong: G1242 G1785

    1) covenant, alliance, pledge
    1a) between men
    1a1) treaty, alliance, league (man to man)
    1a2) constitution, ordinance (monarch to subjects)
    1a3) agreement, pledge (man to man)
    1a4) alliance (of friendship)
    1a5) alliance (of marriage)
    1b) between God and man
    1b1) alliance (of friendship)
    1b2) covenant (divine ordinance with signs or pledges)
    2) (phrases)
    2a) covenant making
    2b) covenant keeping
    2c) covenant violation