Hebrews 7:2
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New International Version
and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything. First, the name Melchizedek means "king of righteousness"; then also, "king of Salem" means "king of peace."

New Living Translation
Then Abraham took a tenth of all he had captured in battle and gave it to Melchizedek. The name Melchizedek means "king of justice," and king of Salem means "king of peace."

English Standard Version
and to him Abraham apportioned a tenth part of everything. He is first, by translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then he is also king of Salem, that is, king of peace.

Berean Study Bible
and Abraham apportioned to him a tenth of everything. First, his name means "king of righteousness." Then also, "king of Salem" means "king of peace."

Berean Literal Bible
is he to whom also Abraham apportioned a tenth of all, first indeed being translated, "king of righteousness;" and then also, "king of Salem," which is, "king of peace."

New American Standard Bible
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.

King James Bible
To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything; first, his name means king of righteousness, then also, king of Salem, meaning king of peace;

International Standard Version
Abraham gave Melchizedek a tenth of everything. In the first place, his name means "king of righteousness," and then he is also king of Salem, that is, "king of peace."

NET Bible
To him also Abraham apportioned a tithe of everything. His name first means king of righteousness, then king of Salem, that is, king of peace.

New Heart English Bible
to whom also Abraham divided a tenth part of all (being first, by interpretation, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Abraham distributed to him a tenth of everything that he had with him; but his name is interpreted, “King of Righteousness” and again “King of Shalim”, which is, “King of Peace”,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abraham gave Melchizedek a tenth of everything he had captured. In the first place, Melchizedek's name means king of righteousness. He is also called king of Salem (which means king of peace).

New American Standard 1977
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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
to whom Abraham also gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is King of peace;

King James 2000 Bible
To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;

American King James Version
To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;

American Standard Version
to whom also Abraham divided a tenth part of all (being first, by interpretation, King of righteousness, and then also King of Salem, which is King of peace;

Douay-Rheims Bible
To whom also Abraham divided the tithes of all: who first indeed by interpretation, is king of justice: and then also king of Salem, that is, king of peace:

Darby Bible Translation
to whom Abraham gave also the tenth portion of all; first being interpreted King of righteousness, and then also King of Salem, which is King of peace;

English Revised Version
to whom also Abraham divided a tenth part of all (being first, by interpretation, King of righteousness, and then also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;

Webster's Bible Translation
To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;

Weymouth New Testament
to whom also Abraham presented a tenth part of all--being first, as his name signifies, King of righteousness, and secondly King of Salem, that is, King of peace:

World English Bible
to whom also Abraham divided a tenth part of all (being first, by interpretation, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace;

Young's Literal Translation
to whom also a tenth of all did Abraham divide, (first, indeed, being interpreted, 'King of righteousness,' and then also, King of Salem, which is, King of Peace,)
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:1-3 Melchizedec met Abraham when returning from the rescue of Lot. His name, King of Righteousness, doubtless suitable to his character, marked him as a type of the Messiah and his kingdom. The name of his city signified Peace; and as king of peace he typified Christ, the Prince of Peace, the great Reconciler of God and man. Nothing is recorded as to the beginning or end of his life; thus he typically resembled the Son of God, whose existence is from everlasting to everlasting, who had no one that was before him, and will have no one come after him, in his priesthood. Every part of Scripture honours the great King of Righteousness and Peace, our glorious High Priest and Saviour; and the more we examine it, the more we shall be convinced, that the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
Study Bible
Melchizedek and Abraham
1This Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of God Most High. He met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, 2and Abraham apportioned to him a tenth of everything. First, his name means “king of righteousness.” Then also, “king of Salem” means “king of peace.” 3Without father or mother or genealogy, without beginning of days or end of life, like the Son of God, he remains a priest for all time.…
Cross References
Matthew 1:23
"Behold! The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call Him Immanuel" (which means, "God with us").

Hebrews 7:1
This Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of God Most High. He met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,

Hebrews 7:3
Without father or mother or genealogy, without beginning of days or end of life, like the Son of God, he remains a priest for all time.
Treasury of Scripture

To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;

a tenth.

Genesis 28:22 And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house…

Leviticus 27:32 And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatever …

Numbers 18:21 And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel …

1 Samuel 8:15,17 And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and …

King of righteousness.

2 Samuel 8:15 And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed judgment and …

2 Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that rules …

1 Kings 4:24,25 For he had dominion over all the region on this side the river, from …

1 Chronicles 22:9 Behold, a son shall be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and …

Psalm 45:4-7 And in your majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness …

Psalm 72:1-3,7 Give the king your judgments, O God, and your righteousness to the king's son…

Psalm 85:10,11 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed …

Isaiah 9:6,7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government …

Isaiah 32:1,2 Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule …

Isaiah 45:22-25 Look to me, and be you saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am …

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will raise to David …

Jeremiah 33:15,16 In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness …

Micah 5:5 And this man shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into …

Luke 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

Romans 3:26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might …

Romans 5:1,2 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through …

Ephesians 2:14-18 For he is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the …

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