Covenant Agreement Jewish
- September 15, 2021
Smith, “Religion of the Semites,” p. Over time, the aversion to welcoming human blood eliminated the aspiration of blood, and common food and drink became in itself the means of covenant, while the act was celebrated by the invocation of divinity in an oath or by the presence of representative symbols of divinity, such as seven animals. or seven stones or wells indicating the seven astral deities; hence (“to be related to the seven saints”) as an equivalent of “curses” in pre-Mosaic times (see genes). xxi. 27, xxvi. 28, xxxi. 54; Heodotus, iii. 8; Ulk. ix. 14; II Sam.
iii. 12-20; W. R. Smith, .c, p. 252 et seq.). Salt was particularly chosen with bread for the conclusion of confederation (Issue xviii. 19; see W. R. Smith, .c p.
252; Trumbull, “The Salt Alliance,” 1899). When Jeremiah spoke of a “new covenant” that the Lord “will make with the house of Israel and the house of Judah” (Jer. xxxi. 31) He immediately explained his words by saying: “I will put my law in their inner parts and write it in their hearts” (ib. xxxi. 33; cf. xxxiii. 40). Judaism knows nothing but the old Sinaitian covenant.
God`s covenant with Jacob`s descendants is eternal as is the covenant with heaven and earth (Jer. xxxiii. 25 et seq.). However, Christianity interpreted the prophet`s words by foreshadowing a new religious gospel instead of the law of Moses (Hebr. viii. 8-13). .