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Covenant may refer to:


  • Covenant (religion), a formal alliance or agreement made by God with a religious community or with humanity in general
    • Covenant (biblical), in the Hebrew Bible
    • Covenant in Mormonism, a sacred agreement between God and a person or group of people
    • Covenant of allegiance in Ahmadiyya Islam, which requires followers to fulfill the Ten Conditions of Bai'at
    • Covenant of Bahá'u'lláh, in the Bahá'í faith, two separate binding agreements between God and man
      • Greater Covenant, the covenant made between each Manifestation from God and his followers regarding the coming of the next Manifestation from God
      • Lesser Covenant, regarding the successorship of authority within the religion
    • Covenant theology, in Christianity interpretations of a covenant surrounding Jesus's death and resurrection
    • Mosaic covenant, a biblical covenant between God and the biblical Israelites, including their proselytes.
    • New Covenant theology, a Christian theological position teaching that the Old Testament laws have been abrogated or cancelled with Jesus' crucifixion, and replaced with the Law of Christ of the New Covenant
    • New Covenant, a biblical interpretation often thought of as an eschatological Messianic Age or world to come and is related to the biblical concept of the Kingdom of God
    • Solemn League and Covenant, an agreement between the Scottish Covenanters and the leaders of the English Parliamentarians in 1643 during the First English Civil War
  • Church covenant, a promise made by members to each other within a Christian church


  • Covenant (law), a promise to engage in or refrain from a specified action (including restrictive covenant, a restriction on the use of property)
  • Covenant marriage, a marriage contract that does not allow for no-fault divorce

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