H1285 בּרית - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

be rı̂yth
From H1262 (in the sense of cutting (like H1254)); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh)

KJV Usage: confederacy, [con-]feder[-ate], covenant, league.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. covenant, alliance, pledge
a. between men
1. treaty, alliance, league (man to man)
2. constitution, ordinance (monarch to subjects)
3. agreement, pledge (man to man)
4. alliance (of friendship)
5. alliance (of marriage)
b. between God and man
1. alliance (of friendship)
2. covenant (divine ordinance with signs or pledges)
2. (phrases)
a. covenant making
b. covenant keeping
c. covenant violation
Origin: from H1262 (in the sense of cutting [like H1254])
TWOT: 282a
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

1) covenant, alliance, pledge
1a) between men
1a1) treaty, alliance, league (man to man)
1a2) constitution, ordinance (monarch to subjects)
1a3) agreement, pledge (man to man)
1a4) alliance (of friendship)
1a5) alliance (of marriage)
1b) between God and man
1b1) alliance (of friendship)
1b2) covenant (divine ordinance with signs or pledges)
2) (phrases)
2a) covenant making
2b) covenant keeping
2c) covenant violation

View how H1285 בּרית is used in the Bible

First 30 of 284 occurrences of H1285 בּרית

Genesis 6:18 my covenant;
Genesis 9:9 my covenant
Genesis 9:11 my covenant
Genesis 9:12 of the covenant
Genesis 9:13 of a covenant
Genesis 9:15 my covenant,
Genesis 9:16 covenant
Genesis 9:17 of the covenant,
Genesis 14:13 and these were confederate
Genesis 15:18 a covenant
Genesis 17:2 my covenant
Genesis 17:4 behold, my covenant
Genesis 17:7 my covenant
Genesis 17:7 covenant,
Genesis 17:9 my covenant
Genesis 17:10 This is my covenant,
Genesis 17:11 of the covenant
Genesis 17:13 and my covenant
Genesis 17:13 covenant.
Genesis 17:14 my covenant.
Genesis 17:19 my covenant
Genesis 17:19 covenant,
Genesis 17:21 But my covenant
Genesis 21:27 a covenant.
Genesis 21:32 a covenant
Genesis 26:28 a covenant
Genesis 31:44 a covenant,
Exodus 2:24 his covenant
Exodus 6:4 my covenant
Exodus 6:5 my covenant.

Distinct usage

48 of the covenant
33 a covenant
25 my covenant
13 the covenant
11 covenant
10 of the covenant,
7 his covenant
7 a league
6 covenant.
5 of this covenant,
5 covenant,
4 and my covenant
4 my covenant,
3 a covenant,
3 thy league
3 his covenant,
3 the covenant,
3 my covenant.
3 into a covenant
3 covenant:
2 no covenant
2 a covenant:
2 and also my covenant
2 of the covenant.
2 into covenant
2 in which is the covenant
2 There is a league
2 And the covenant
2 his covenant.
2 of my covenant;
2 ye a league
2 thy covenant,
2 thee for a covenant
1 of a covenant
1 and these were confederate
1 behold, my covenant
1 This is my covenant,
1 a covenant.
1 to him my covenant
1 to you his covenant,
1 not this covenant
1 to thee the covenant
1 this covenant
1 no league
1 with this covenant.
1 of this covenant.
1 according to the covenant
1 For thou shalt be in league
1 them his covenant.
1 in thy covenant.
1 not the covenant
1 in his covenant.
1 As for me, this is my covenant
1 not thy covenant
1 Not according to the covenant
1 which my covenant
1 But this shall be the covenant
1 Then also may my covenant
1 If my covenant
1 into the covenant,

Corresponding Greek Words

berit G1242 diatheke
berit G1785 entole

Related words


H1170 בּעל בּרית ba‛al be rı̂yth
בּעל בּרית
ba‛al be rı̂yth
bah'-al ber-eeth'
From H1168 and H1285; Baal of (the) covenant; Baal Berith, a special deity of the Shechemites

KJV Usage: Baal-berith.

H1286 בּרית be rı̂yth
be rı̂yth
The same as H1285; Berith, a Schechemitish deity

KJV Usage: Berith.

H1262 בּרה bârâh

A primitive root; to select; also (as denominative from H1250) to feed; also (as equivalent to H1305) to render clear (Ecclesiastes 3:18)

KJV Usage: choose, (cause to) eat, manifest, (give) meat.

H1267 בּרוּת bârûth
From H1262; food

KJV Usage: meat.

H1274 בּרי be rı̂y
be rı̂y
From H1262; fat

KJV Usage: fat.

H1277 בּריא bârı̂y'
From H1254 (in the sense of H1262): fatted or plump

KJV Usage: fat ([fleshed], -ter), fed, firm, plenteous, rank.

H1279 בּריה biryâh
Feminine from H1262; food

KJV Usage: meat.

H1254 בּרא bârâ'

A primitive root; (absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes)

KJV Usage: choose, create (creator), cut down, dispatch, do, make (fat).

H1011 בּית בּראי bêyth bir'ı̂y
בּית בּראי
bêyth bir'ı̂y
bayth bir-ee'
From H1004 and H1254; house of a creative one; Beth-Biri, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Beth-birei.

H1256 בּראיה be râ'yâh
be râ'yâh
From H1254 and H3050; Jah has created; Berajah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Beraiah.

H1277 בּריא bârı̂y'
From H1254 (in the sense of H1262): fatted or plump

KJV Usage: fat ([fleshed], -ter), fed, firm, plenteous, rank.

H1278 בּריאה be rı̂y'âh
be rı̂y'âh
Feminine from H1254; a creation, that is, a novelty

KJV Usage: new thing.