Hebrews 7:6
New International Version
This man, however, did not trace his descent from Levi, yet he collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises.

New Living Translation
But Melchizedek, who was not a descendant of Levi, collected a tenth from Abraham. And Melchizedek placed a blessing upon Abraham, the one who had already received the promises of God.

English Standard Version
But this man who does not have his descent from them received tithes from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises.

Berean Study Bible
But Melchizedek, who did not trace his descent from Levi, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises.

Berean Literal Bible
But the one not tracing his ancestry from them has collected a tenth from Abraham and has blessed the one having the promises.

New American Standard Bible
But the one whose genealogy is not traced from them collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.

King James Bible
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.

Christian Standard Bible
But one without this lineage collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.

Contemporary English Version
Although Melchizedek wasn't a descendant of Levi, Abraham gave him a tenth of what he had. Then Melchizedek blessed Abraham, who had been given God's promise.

Good News Translation
Melchizedek was not descended from Levi, but he collected one tenth from Abraham and blessed him, the man who received God's promises.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But one without this lineage collected tenths from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.

International Standard Version
But this man, whose descent is not traced from them, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the man who had received the promises.

NET Bible
But Melchizedek who does not share their ancestry collected a tithe from Abraham and blessed the one who possessed the promise.

New Heart English Bible
but he whose genealogy is not counted from them has accepted tithes from Abraham, and has blessed him who has the promises.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But This Man who is not written in their genealogies received the tithe from Abraham and blessed him who had received The Promise.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Although Melchizedek was not from the tribe of Levi, he received a tenth of everything from Abraham. Then Melchizedek blessed Abraham, who had God's promises.

New American Standard 1977
But the one whose genealogy is not traced from them collected a tenth from Abraham, and blessed the one who had the promises.

Jubilee Bible 2000
but he whose descent is not counted in those took tithes from Abraham and blessed him that had the promises.

King James 2000 Bible
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.

American King James Version
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.

American Standard Version
but he whose genealogy is not counted from them hath taken tithes of Abraham, and hath blessed him that hath the promises.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he, whose pedigree is not numbered among them, received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.

Darby Bible Translation
but he who has no genealogy from them has tithed Abraham, and blessed him who had the promises.

English Revised Version
but he whose genealogy is not counted from them hath taken tithes of Abraham, and hath blessed him that hath the promises.

Webster's Bible Translation
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes from Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.

Weymouth New Testament
But, in this instance, one who does not trace his origin from them takes tithes from Abraham, and pronounces a blessing on him to whom the promises belong.

World English Bible
but he whose genealogy is not counted from them has accepted tithes from Abraham, and has blessed him who has the promises.

Young's Literal Translation
and he who was not reckoned by genealogy of them, received tithes from Abraham, and him having the promises he hath blessed,
Study Bible
Melchizedek and Abraham
5Now the law commands the sons of Levi who become priests to collect a tenth from the people—that is, from their brothers—though they too are descended from Abraham. 6But Melchizedek, who did not trace his descent from Levi, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises. 7And indisputably, the lesser is blessed by the greater.…
Cross References
Romans 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.

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.

Hebrews 7:7
And indisputably, the lesser is blessed by the greater.

Treasury of Scripture

But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.

descent.

Hebrews 7:3
Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.

received.

Hebrews 7:4
Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.

Genesis 14:19,20
And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth: …

had.

Hebrews 6:13-15
For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself, …

Hebrews 11:13,17
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth…

Genesis 12:2,13
And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: …







Lexicon
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

[Melchizedek],
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

who did not trace his descent
γενεαλογούμενος (genealogoumenos)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1075: To put into a genealogy, reckon my descent. From genea and logos; to reckon by generations, i.e. Trace in genealogy.

from
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

[Levi],
αὐτῶν (autōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

collected a tenth
δεδεκάτωκεν (dedekatōken)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1183: To tithe, collect tithe from. From dekate; to tithe, i.e. To give or take a tenth.

from Abraham
Ἀβραάμ (Abraam)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 11: Abraham, progenitor of the Hebrew race. Of Hebrew origin; Abraham, the Hebrew patriarch.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

blessed
εὐλόγηκεν (eulogēken)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2127: (lit: I speak well of) I bless; pass: I am blessed. From a compound of eu and logos; to speak well of, i.e. to bless.

him who
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

had
ἔχοντα (echonta)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

the
τὰς (tas)
Article - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

promises.
ἐπαγγελίας (epangelias)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1860: A promise. From epaggello; an announcement.
(6) Whose descent.--Better, whose genealogy (Hebrews 7:3).

Received tithes.--Rather, hath taken tithes of Abraham, and hath blessed him that hath the promises. In Melchizedek we see a man who, though no law gave him pre-eminence, takes tithes of Abraham, and therefore appears in Scripture as holding a position of inherent and acknowledged superiority. This superiority is not dwelt upon, for the same thought will be presented still more strikingly in connection with the blessing (Hebrews 7:8). "Hath taken tithes," "hath blessed:" here, as in many other passages, the writer refers to facts recorded in Scripture not as belonging to the past, but as they now stand before us in the unchanging and ever present word of God.

7:4-10 That High Priest who should afterward appear, of whom Melchizedec was a type, must be much superior to the Levitical priests. Observe Abraham's great dignity and happiness; that he had the promises. That man is rich and happy indeed, who has the promises, both of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. This honour have all those who receive the Lord Jesus. Let us go forth in our spiritual conflicts, trusting in his word and strength, ascribing our victories to his grace, and desiring to be met and blessed by him in all our ways.
Jump to Previous
Abraham Accepted Belong Blessed Blessing Collected Counted Descent Family Genealogy However Instance Levi Origin Promises Pronounces Received Tenth Tithes Trace Traced
Jump to Next
Abraham Accepted Belong Blessed Blessing Collected Counted Descent Family Genealogy However Instance Levi Origin Promises Pronounces Received Tenth Tithes Trace Traced
Links
Hebrews 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 Biblia Paralela
Hebrews 7:6 Chinese Bible
Hebrews 7:6 French Bible
Hebrews 7:6 German Bible

Alphabetical: a Abraham and blessed But collected descent did from genealogy had he him his however is Levi man not one promises tenth the them This trace traced who whose yet

NT Letters: Hebrews 7:6 But he whose genealogy is not counted (Heb. He. Hb) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Hebrews 7:5
Top of Page
Top of Page