But Melchizedek, who did not trace his descent from Levi, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises.
Cross ReferencesRomans 4:13
For it was not through the Law that Abraham and his descendants were promised that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.
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,
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.
And indisputably, the lesser is blessed by the greater.
Chapter Outline1. Christ Jesus is a priest after the order of Melchizedek;
11. and so far more excellent than the priests of Aaron's order.
Jump to PreviousAbraham Accepted Belong Blessed Blessing Collected Counted Descent Family Genealogy However Instance Levi Origin Promises Pronounces Received Tenth Tithes Trace Traced
Jump to NextAbraham Accepted Belong Blessed Blessing Collected Counted Descent Family Genealogy However Instance Levi Origin Promises Pronounces Received Tenth Tithes Trace Traced
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Genesis 14:19, 20
Hebrews 11:13, 17
Genesis 12:2, 13
Genesis 22:17, 18
LinksHebrews 7:6 NIV
Hebrews 7:6 NLT
Hebrews 7:6 ESV
Hebrews 7:6 NASB
Hebrews 7:6 KJV
Hebrews 7:6 Bible Apps
Hebrews 7:6 Parallel
Hebrews 7:6 Biblia Paralela
Hebrews 7:6 Chinese Bible
Hebrews 7:6 French Bible
Hebrews 7:6 German Bible
Hebrews 7:6 Commentaries