Hebrews 7:16
Good News Translation
He was made a priest, not by human rules and regulations, but through the power of a life which has no end.

Contemporary English Version
That person wasn't appointed because of his ancestors, but because his life can never end.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who is made, not according to the law of a law of a carnal commandment, but according to the power of an indissoluble life.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who is made, not according to the law of a law of a carnal commandment, but according to the power of an indissoluble life.

the law.

Hebrews 9:9,10 Which is a parable of the time present: according to which gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, make him perfect that serveth, only in meats and in drinks, . . .

Hebrews 10:1 For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very image of the things, by the selfsame sacrifices which they offer continually every year, can never make the comers thereunto perfect.

Galatians 4:3,9 So we also, when we were children, were serving under the elements of the world. . . .

Colossians 2:14,20 Blotting out the handwriting of the decree that was against us, which was contrary to us. And he hath taken the same out of the way, fastening it to the cross. . . .

the power.

Hebrews 7:3,17,21,24,25,28 Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but likened unto the Son of God, continueth a priest for ever. . . .

Revelation 1:18 And alive, and was dead. And behold I am living for ever and ever and have the keys of death and of hell.

Context
A Superior Priesthood
15And it is yet far more evident: if according to the similitude of Melchisedech there ariseth another priest, 16Who is made, not according to the law of a law of a carnal commandment, but according to the power of an indissoluble life. 17For he testifieth: Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech.…
Cross References
Romans 7:14
For we know that the law is spiritual. But I am carnal, sold under sin.

Hebrews 7:15
And it is yet far more evident: if according to the similitude of Melchisedech there ariseth another priest,

Hebrews 9:10
And divers washings and justices of the flesh laid on them until the time of correction.

Hebrews 9:14
How much more shall the blood of Christ, who by the Holy Ghost offered himself unspotted unto God, cleanse our conscience from dead works, to serve the living God?

Additional Translations
one who has become a priest not by a law of succession, but by the power of an indestructible life.

who has been constituted not according to a law of a fleshly commandment, but according to the power of an indestructible life.

Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.

who hath been made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life:

who has been constituted not according to law of fleshly commandment, but according to power of indissoluble life.

who hath been made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life:

Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.

and hold His office not in obedience to any temporary Law, but by virtue of an indestructible Life.

who has been made, not after the law of a fleshly commandment, but after the power of an endless life:

who came not according to the law of a fleshly command, but according to the power of an endless life,
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