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    Covenant between God and the Jewish Nation

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    What is the significance of the "special covenant" between the Jewish people and God. What are two examples of this covenant in the Jewish religion.

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    What is the significance of the "special covenant" between the Jewish people and God. What are two examples of this covenant in the Jewish religion.

    According to Judaism, God chose the Jewish nation to be his only own nation. Although God is one, and he is the God of all humankind, God specifically chose Abraham and his descendants (Isaac, Jacob, and their children) to be his very own people. Abraham and his numerous descendants became the first Jews.The story about God choosing Abraham and his descendants is recorded is the first book of the Bible (or Jewish Torah), called Genesis.

    Genesis, Chapter 17, verses 1-7 are as follows:
    1. When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, "I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. 2. And I will ...

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    The answer explains the covenant between God the and Jews and contains examples.

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