5329 guarantee

5329 guarantee

A pledge given that a promise will be fulfilled; a deposit or down payment making fulfilment obligatory. All God’s promises are guaranteed in and through Jesus Christ.

Laws relating to guarantees

Promises must be kept Nu 30:2 See also Ps 15:4-5

The poor must not be oppressed Ex 22:26-27 See also Dt 24:6,10-12,17

Special laws relating to women Nu 30:3-16

Guarantees could be written or spoken Nu 30:2; Ezr 10:19

Examples of guarantees

Judah’s pledge to bring Benjamin back Ge 43:8-9 See also Ge 44:32

The people’s pledge to keep the law 2Ki 23:3; 2Ch 34:32

Other examples of guarantees Job 17:3 Job’s need of a pledge; Job 22:6 Eliphaz’accusation against Job; Job 24:3 Job’s complaint against the wicked; Est 8:8 the king’s seal; Eze 17:18 Zedekiah’s broken pledge; Am 2:8 the priests taking pledges; Mic 7:20 God’s pledge to his people; 1Pe 3:21 Baptism understood as a pledge

God’s promises are guaranteed in Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ, the guarantee of salvation for believers Heb 7:22 See also 2Co 1:18-20

The Holy Spirit, the guarantee of believers’inheritance 2Co 1:21-22; Eph 1:13-14 See also 2Co 5:5

Salvation guaranteed to all who believe Ro 4:16 See also Rev 7:2-3; Rev 9:4; Rev 14:1

The oath of God is unbreakable Nu 23:19 See also Tit 1:2; Heb 6:17-20

See also

1345covenant
1450signs, kinds of
2306Christ, high priest
3120Holy Spirit, descriptions
3287Holy Spirit, sealing of
5429oaths
5444pledges
5466promises
5518seal
5703inheritance
5741vows
5942security

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