solemn — [[t]sɒ̱ləm[/t]1) ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is solemn is very serious, not cheerful or humorous. His solemn little face broke in the smile… He looked solemn. Syn: serious and dark derivative words: solemn ADV GRADED ADV with v … English Dictionary In the form it was made in ancient cultures between men, it was a binding and solemn agreement between two or more parties. There were different types of covenants in the biblical world, and one of those types of covenants, the „royal purse,” resembled the biblical covenants in which God, the higher party, engaged himself as a lower party, without established conditions being imposed on him. In this type of „royal grant” alliance, a king or other person of authority rewards a faithful subject by granting him a function, country, tax exemption or other. Now come on, let`s make a wedding ring, me and you; and it will be for a testimony between them and me. 4 3. What did Jesus mean when, at the Last Supper, he said, „This cup is the new covenant in my blood that is shed for you” (Lr 22:20) A. Jesus used the terminology of the covenant.
Like the Sinai covenant, this covenant would be sealed in blood – the blood of Jesus – and a meal of sacrifice. Now there was a new covenant between God and his people, fulfilled by the blood of Jesus, the Son of God. solemn, solemn, n. /sol euhm/, adj. serious, sober or miraculous, as a person, face, speech, sound or mood: solemn remarks. 2. serious or impressive dark; cause serious thoughts or a serious mood: solemn music. 3. serious or… This is what universal Fed doctors want, and many have begun to recover the alliance between doctor and patient.
The Mosaic Association (Ex. 19 – 24; deuteronomy; Joshua 24) is like another type of ancient alliance, the „political treaty” between a powerful king and his weaker vassal. According to the standard form of such treaties, God, overlord, reminds Israel of the vassal, how God saved him, and Israel accepts in response the provisions of the Covenant. Israel promises a blessing for obedience and a curse for the breaking of the covenant. Accord — /uh mee mehnt /, n. 1. agreement or the retirement of a mutual agreement. 2.