covenant

  • 1 Covenant — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Este artículo trata sobre el Universo de Halo. Para la agrupación musical, véase Covenant (Banda). Contenido 1 Historia 1.1 Odio al Homo sapiens …

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  • 2 covenant — cov·e·nant / kə və nənt/ n 1: an official agreement or compact an international covenant on human rights 2 a: a contract in its entirety or a promise within a contract for the performance or nonperformance of a particular act a covenant not to… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 COVENANT — COVENANT, a general obligation concerning two parties. It was confirmed either by an oath (Gen. 21:22ff.; 26:26ff.; Deut. 29:9ff.; Josh. 9:15–20; II Kings 11:4; Ezek. 16:8; 17:33ff.), by a solemn meal (Gen. 26:30; 31:54; Ex. 24:11; II Sam. 2:20) …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 4 COVENANT — COVENA Terme désignant une forme typique de la vie politique et religieuse écossaise qui réapparut dans la première moitié du XVIIe siècle, alors que l’engagement pris par les nobles écossais en 1557 en l’absence de John Knox et en un temps où la …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 Covenant — Cov e*nant (k?v ? nant), n. [OF. covenant, fr. F. & OF. convenir to agree, L. convenire. See {Convene}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A mutual agreement of two or more persons or parties, or one of the stipulations in such an agreement. [1913 Webster] Then… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 covenant — [kuv′ə nənt] n. [OFr, agreement, orig., prp. of covenir < L convenire: see CONVENE] 1. a binding and solemn agreement to do or keep from doing a specified thing; compact 2. an agreement among members of a church to defend and maintain its… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Covenant — Cov e*nant, v. t. To grant or promise by covenant. [1913 Webster] My covenant of peace that I covenanted with you. Wyclif. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Covenant —   [ kʌvənənt; englisch »Bund«, zu lateinisch convenire »zusammenkommen«] der, s/ s,    1) ohne Plural, in den evangelischen ref. Kirchen auf das Alte Testament zurückgreifende theologische Beschreibung des Verhältnisses zwischen Gott und den… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 covenant — c.1300, from O.Fr. covenant agreement, originally prp. of covenir agree, meet, from L. convenire come together (see CONVENE (Cf. convene)). Applied in Scripture to God s arrangements with man, as a translation of L. testamentum, Gk. diatheke,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 Covenant — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Elektro, Future Pop Gründung 1986 Website http://w …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 covenant — s. m. Na Escócia, associação formada com vista a uma ação comum. (O covenant mais célebre foi o de 1638, que se opôs à introdução do anglicanismo na Escócia.) • Plural: covenants.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa que significa pacto …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 12 covenant — [n] pact, promise agreement, arrangement, bargain, bond, commitment, compact, concordat, contract, convention, deal, deed, dicker*, handshake*, papers, stipulation, transaction, treaty, trust; concept 684 Ant. disagreement covenant [v] agree… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 covenant — ► NOUN 1) a solemn agreement. 2) a contract by which one undertakes to make regular payments to a charity. 3) an agreement held to be the basis of a relationship of commitment with God. ► VERB ▪ agree or pay by covenant. DERIVATIVES covenantal… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 Covenant — Cov e*nant (k?v ? n?nt), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Covenanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Covenanting}.] To agree (with); to enter into a formal agreement; to bind one s self by contract; to make a stipulation. [1913 Webster] Jupiter covenanted with him, that… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Covenant — (Kirchengesch.), so v.w. Convenant …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Covenant — (spr. kóww nent, Convenant), Name der Bündnisse, welche die presbyterianischen Schotten teils mit ihren Fürsten (so 1580 zuerst mit Jakob I.), teils untereinander (so 1638 gegen die Liturgie Karls I.) zur Aufrechthaltung ihres Glaubens, insbes.… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Covenant — (spr. köww nänt), Bündnis, bes. der schott. Presbyterianer zum Schutz ihres Glaubens und ihrer Kirchenverfassung (1580 und 1638); daher Covenanters, Anhänger des C., Presbyterianer …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Covenant — (Kownännt), die Convention der Schotten von 1638 zum Schutz ihrer Presbyterialkirche gegen das engl. Episcopalsystem …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 19 covenant — vb pledge, engage, *promise, plight, contract Analogous words: *agree, concur, coincide: *unite, combine, conjoin, cooperate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 covenant — covenantal /kuv euh nan tl/, adj. /kuv euh neuhnt/, n. 1. an agreement, usually formal, between two or more persons to do or not do something specified. 2. Law. an incidental clause in such an agreement. 3. Eccles. a solemn agreement between the… …

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