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Lexicon :: Strong's H1285 - bᵊrîṯ

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ber-eeth' (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From בָּרָה (H1262) (in the sense of cutting [like בָּרָא (H1254)])
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 282a

Strong’s Definitions

בְּרִית bᵉrîyth, ber-eeth'; from H1262 (in the sense of cutting [like H1254]); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh):—confederacy, (con-) feder(-ate), covenant, league.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 284x

The KJV translates Strong's H1285 in the following manner: covenant (264x), league (17x), confederacy (1x), confederate (1x), confederate (with H1167) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 284x
The KJV translates Strong's H1285 in the following manner: covenant (264x), league (17x), confederacy (1x), confederate (1x), confederate (with H1167) (1x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּרִית bᵉrîyth, ber-eeth'; from H1262 (in the sense of cutting [like H1254]); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh):—confederacy, (con-) feder(-ate), covenant, league.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1285 matches the Hebrew בְּרִית (bᵊrîṯ),
which occurs 284 times in 264 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 6:18–Num 25:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:18 - But with thee will I establish my covenant; H1285 and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons' wives with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:9 - And I, behold, I establish my covenant H1285 with you, and with your seed after you;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:11 - And I will establish my covenant H1285 with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:12 - And God said, This is the token of the covenant H1285 which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:13 - I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant H1285 between me and the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:15 - And I will remember my covenant, H1285 which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:16 - And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant H1285 between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:17 - And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, H1285 which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 - And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate H1285 with Abram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - In the same day the LORD made a covenant H1285 with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:2 - And I will make my covenant H1285 between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:4 - As for me, behold, my covenant H1285 is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:7 - And I will establish my covenant H1285 between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, H1285 to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:9 - And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant H1285 therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:10 - This is my covenant, H1285 which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:11 - And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant H1285 betwixt me and you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:13 - He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant H1285 shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. H1285
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant. H1285
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant H1285 with him for an everlasting covenant, H1285 and with his seed after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:21 - But my covenant H1285 will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:27 - And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant. H1285
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:32 - Thus they made a covenant H1285 at Beersheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:28 - And they said, We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant H1285 with thee;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:44 - Now therefore come thou, let us make a covenant, H1285 I and thou; and let it be for a witness between me and thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:24 - And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant H1285 with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:4 - And I have also established my covenant H1285 with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their pilgrimage, wherein they were strangers.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:5 - And I have also heard the groaning of the children of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep in bondage; and I have remembered my covenant. H1285
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:5 - Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, H1285 then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:32 - Thou shalt make no covenant H1285 with them, nor with their gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:7 - And he took the book of the covenant, H1285 and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:8 - And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, H1285 which the LORD hath made with you concerning all these words.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:16 - Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. H1285
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:10 - And he said, Behold, I make a covenant: H1285 before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among which thou art shall see the work of the LORD: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:12 - Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant H1285 with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:15 - Lest thou make a covenant H1285 with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:27 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Write thou these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant H1285 with thee and with Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:28 - And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, H1285 the ten commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:13 - And every oblation of thy meat offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant H1285 of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:8 - Every sabbath he shall set it in order before the LORD continually, being taken from the children of Israel by an everlasting covenant. H1285
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:9 - For I will have respect unto you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and establish my covenant H1285 with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:15 - And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my covenant: H1285
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:25 - And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: H1285 and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:42 - Then will I remember my covenant H1285 with Jacob, and also my covenant H1285 with Isaac, and also my covenant H1285 with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:44 - And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant H1285 with them: for I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:45 - But I will for their sakes remember the covenant H1285 of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:33 - And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant H1285 of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to search out a resting place for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:44 - But they presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant H1285 of the LORD, and Moses, departed not out of the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:19 - All the heave offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer unto the LORD, have I given thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, by a statute for ever: it is a covenant H1285 of salt for ever before the LORD unto thee and to thy seed with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:12 - Wherefore say, Behold, I give unto him my covenant H1285 of peace:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:13 - And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant H1285 of an everlasting priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.

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