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Mosaic Covenant
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mosaic Covenant
Mosaic Covenant The covenant that Moses mediated between God and Israel at Mount Sinai when Israel received the Law (including the Ten Commandments). Also referred to as the “old covenant” (in contrast with the new covenant of Jer 31:31–34; Ezek 36:25–28) and the “first covenant” (Heb 9:15).
Mosaic Covenant and Ancient Near Eastern Covenants
Covenant, Critical Issues Discussion of the ancient Near Eastern treaty format and its relationship to the Mosaic Covenant.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mosaic Covenant
MOSAIC COVENANT. After the mixed band of Hebrews (Exod 12:38; Num 11:4) fled Egypt and were delivered at the sea by Yahweh, they came to Mt. Sinai where they recognized and affirmed a special relationship: Yahweh was their God, they were Yahweh’s people (Exodus 19–24). This relationship was described
Key passages
Ex 24:5–11

And he sent young men from the Israelites, and they offered burnt offerings, and they sacrificed sacrifices as fellowship offerings to Yahweh using bulls. And Moses took half of the blood, and he put it in bowls, and half of the blood he sprinkled on the altar. And he took the scroll of the …

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