covenant of salt

A long-lasting agreement.

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  • covenant of salt — Etymology: so called from its being ratified by eating a meal, the preservative quality of the salt perhaps symbolizing a long lasting agreement : an inviolable covenant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salt in the Bible — The role of salt in the Bible is relevant to understanding Hebrew society during the Old Testament and New Testament periods. Salt is a necessity of life and was a mineral that was used since ancient times in many cultures as a seasoning, a… …   Wikipedia

  • SALT — Considered the most common and essential of all condiments, salt plays an essential role in Jewish life, ritual, and symbolism. It was plentiful in Ereẓ Israel, with inexhaustible quantities being found in the area of the Dead Sea. Its first… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Covenant —    A contract or agreement between two parties. In the Old Testament the Hebrew word berith is always thus translated. Berith is derived from a root which means to cut, and hence a covenant is a cutting, with reference to the cutting or dividing… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Salt —    Used to season food (Job 6:6), and mixed with the fodder of cattle (Isa. 30:24, clean; in marg. of R.V. salted ). All meat offerings were seasoned with salt (Lev. 2:13). To eat salt with one is to partake of his hospitality, to derive… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • covenant — Synonyms and related words: accord, agree, agree on, agree to, agree with, agreement, arrangement, bargain, bargain for, binding agreement, bond, cartel, collective agreement, come around to, come to terms, compact, concur, consortium, contract,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Covenant Day School — Location Charlotte, North Carolina Information Motto Academic Excellence. Biblical Worldview. Affordability. Unsurpassed. Religious affiliation(s) Presbyterian Christian Established …   Wikipedia

  • Salt — This article is about common table salt. For other uses, see Salt (disambiguation). Table salt (NaCl) crystal …   Wikipedia

  • salt — salt1 saltlike, adj. /sawlt/, n. 1. a crystalline compound, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring as a mineral, a constituent of seawater, etc., and used for seasoning food, as a preservative, etc. 2. table salt mixed with a particular herb or… …   Universalium

  • SALT — /sawlt/, n. See Strategic Arms Limitation Talks. * * * I Chemical compound formed when the hydrogen of an acid is replaced by a metal or its equivalent, such as ammonium (NH4). Typically, an acid and a base react to form a salt and water. Most… …   Universalium

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