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As we have already mentioned, Hebrews has more occurrences of diatheke than in the rest of the New Testament.  This relative prominence of the covenant conception in Hebrews may be attributed to the authors’ preoccupation with the comparison with the old and with the new religious systems of Judaism and Christianity.  I mean it is natural that you would revert to the covenant concept to help you describe...

I want to look at Jeremiah 31, because that is obviously the only passage in the prophetic literature which uses the terminology New Covenant.  That terminology of New Covenant becomes very, very significant in the New Testament itself.  It is picked up by the author of Hebrews, but it is also mentioned in the Last Supper narrative by the Lord Jesus Himself, as He explains the meaning of...

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