Covenant Code

Exodus chapters 21-23 are called the Covenant Code on the basis of Ex 24:7. This collection is widely regarded as the oldest in the Pentateuch. It begins with casuistic laws, common to all Ancient Near -Eastern "law codes" but ends with apodictic material.

This page is part of the Hypertext Bible Commentary - Amos,

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