The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Agree; Agreement
Agree; Agreement Especially noteworthy occurrences of these words include the following:In Job 22:21, the RSV uses “agree” in translating the difficult Heb. sāḵan: “Agree with God, and be at peace.” The AV reads, “Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace,” which is supported by KoB (p. 658).
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
AGREEMENT עדותI. The Hebrew word ʿēdût, formally an abstract noun (GK § 86 k) but perhaps originally a plural (cf. ʿēdôt), occurs about fifty times in the Hebrew Bible. It primarily designates a written document containing an agreement between two parties. Because in most Bible passages Yahweh is