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 Hebrews 7:1 - 21
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   Book of Hebrews
   Chapter 7  - Click for Chapter Audio
7:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For this Melchizedek, R228 king of Salem, priest of the Most R229 High God, who met Abraham as he was returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,
 
7:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
to whom also Abraham apportioned a tenth part of all the spoils, was first of all, by the translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace.
 
7:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Without father, without mother, without R230 genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the R231 Son of God, he remains a priest perpetually.
 
7:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now observe how great this man was to whom Abraham, the patriarch, R232 gave R233 a tenth of the choicest spoils.
 
7:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And those indeed of the R234 sons of Levi who receive the priest's office have commandment in F58 the Law to collect a F59 tenth from the people, that is, from their brethren, although these are F60 descended from Abraham.
 
7:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But the one whose R235 genealogy is not traced from them collected R236 a F61 tenth from Abraham and blessed R236 F62 the one who had R237 the promises.
 
7:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.
 
7:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
In this case mortal men receive tithes, but in that case one receives them, of R238 whom it is witnessed that he lives on.
 
7:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And, so to speak, through Abraham even Levi, who received tithes, paid tithes,
 
7:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.
 
7:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now R239 if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the R240 people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest to arise according R241 to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?
 
7:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For when the priesthood is changed, of necessity there takes place a change of law also.
 
7:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For the R242 one concerning whom these R243 things are spoken belongs to another tribe, from which no one has officiated at the altar.
 
7:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For it is evident that our Lord was F63 descended R244 from Judah, a tribe with reference to which Moses spoke nothing concerning priests.
 
7:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And this is clearer still, if another priest arises according to the likeness of Melchizedek,
 
7:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
who has become such not on the basis of a law of physical R245 F64 requirement, but according to the power of an R246 indestructible life.
 
7:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For it is attested of Him, "YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK."
 
7:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment because R248 of its weakness and uselessness
 
7:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
(for the R249 Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, R250 through which we draw R251 near to God.
 
7:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And inasmuch as it was not without an oath
 
7:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
(for they indeed became priests without an oath, but He with an oath through the One who said to Him, "THE LORD HAS SWORN AND WILL NOT CHANGE HIS MIND, `YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER' ");
 

FOOTNOTES:
F58 Lit according to
F59 Or tithes
F60 Lit have come out of the loins of
F61 Or tithes
F62 Lit has blessed
F63 Lit has arisen from
F64 Lit fleshly commandment; i.e. to be a descendant of Levi

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R228 Genesis 14:18-20; Hebrews 7:6
R229 Mark 5:7
R230 Hebrews 7:6
R231 Matthew 4:3; Hebrews 7:1,28
R232 Acts 2:29;
R233 Genesis 14:20
R234 Numbers 18:21,26; 2 Chronicles 31:4f
R235 Hebrews 7:3
R236 Hebrews 7:1f
R237 Romans 4:13
R238 Hebrews 5:6; 6:20
R239 Hebrews 7:18f;
R240 Hebrews 9:6;
R241 Hebrews 5:6; 7:17
R242 Hebrews 7:14
R243 Hebrews 7:11
R244 Numbers 24:17; Isaiah 11:1; Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:6; Revelation 5:5
R245 Hebrews 9:10
R246 Hebrews 9:14
R247 Psalms 110:4; Hebrews 5:6; 6:20; 7:21
R248 Romans 8:3; Galatians 3:21; Hebrews 7:11
R249 Acts 13:39; Romans 3:20; 7:7f; Galatians 2:16; 3:21; Hebrews 9:9;
R250 Hebrews 3:6
R251 Lamentations 3:57; Hebrews 4:16; 7:25; 10:1,22; James 4:8
R252 Psalms 110:4; Hebrews 5:6;
R253 Numbers 23:19; 1 Samuel 15:29; Romans 11:29
R254 Hebrews 7:23f,28

 
 

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