Hebrews 7:2
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."
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.

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a tenth.

Genesis 28:22
And this stone I have set up as a pillar will be God's house, and of all that You give me, I will surely give You a tenth."

Leviticus 27:32
Every tenth animal from the herd or flock that passes under the shepherd's rod will be holy to the LORD.

Numbers 18:21
Behold, I have given to the Levites all the tithes in Israel as an inheritance in return for the work they do, the service of the Tent of Meeting.

1 Samuel 8:15, 17
He will take a tenth of your grain and vintage and give it to his officials and servants. . . .

King of righteousness.

2 Samuel 8:15
Thus David reigned over all Israel and administered justice and righteousness for all his people:

2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, 'He who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God,

1 Kings 4:24, 25
For Solomon had dominion over everything west of the Euphrates--over all the kingdoms from Tiphsah to Gaza--and he had peace on all sides. . . .

1 Chronicles 22:9
But a son will be born to you who will be a man of rest. I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for his name will be Solomon, and I will grant to Israel peace and quiet during his reign.

Psalm 45:4-7
In your splendor ride forth in victory on behalf of truth and humility and justice; may your right hand show your awesome deeds. . . .

Psalm 72:1-3, 7
Endow the king with Your justice, O God, and the son of the king with Your righteousness. . . .

Psalm 85:10, 11
Loving devotion and truth have joined together; righteousness and peace have kissed. . . .

Isaiah 9:6, 7
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government will be upon His shoulders. And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. . . .

Isaiah 32:1, 2
Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, and princes will rule with justice. . . .

Isaiah 45:22-25
Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other. . . .

Jeremiah 23:5, 6
Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will raise up for David a Righteous Branch, and He will reign wisely as king and administer justice and righteousness in the land. . . .

Jeremiah 33:15, 16
In those days and at that time I will cause to sprout a Righteous Branch of David, and He will administer justice and righteousness in the land. . . .

Micah 5:5
And He will be their peace. When Assyria invades our land and tramples our citadels, we will raise against it seven shepherds, even eight leaders of men.

Luke 2:14
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests!"

Romans 3:26
He did this to demonstrate His righteousness at the present time, so as to be just and to justify the one who has faith in Jesus.

Romans 5:1, 2
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, . . .

Ephesians 2:14-18
For He Himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has torn down the dividing wall of hostility . . .

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