The Lord did not make this agreement with our fathers but with us, who are all living and present here today.
And I will make between me and you and your seed after you through all generations, an eternal agreement to be a God to you and to your seed after you.
But my agreement will be with Isaac, to whom Sarah will give birth a year from this time.
You have come here today, all of you, before the Lord your God; the heads of your tribes, the overseers, and those who are in authority over you, with all the men of Israel,
He has kept his agreement in mind for ever, the word which he gave for a thousand generations;
And they will be my people, and I will be their God:
For truly, I say to you that prophets and upright men had a desire to see the things which you see, and saw them not; and to have knowledge of the words which have come to your ears, and they had it not.
Now this I say: The law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, does not put an end to the agreement made before by God, so as to make the undertaking without effect.
For, protesting against them, he says, See, the days are coming when I will make a new agreement with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah;
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