Hebrews 7:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
And, soὡς
(ōs)
5613: as, like as, even as, when, since, as long asadverb from hos,
to speak, 
 
3004: to saya prim. verb
throughδι’
(di)
1223: through, on account of, because ofa prim. preposition
AbrahamἈβραὰμ
(abraam)
11: Abraham, the Heb. patriarchof Hebrew origin Abraham
evenκαὶ
(kai)
2532: and, even, alsoa prim. conjunction
Levi,Λευὶς
(leuis)
3017: Levi, the name of several Isr.of Hebrew origin Levi
who receivedλαμβάνων
(lambanōn)
2983: to take, receivefrom a prim. root lab-
tithes,δεκάτας
(dekatas)
1181: a tenth part, a tithefrom deka
paid tithes,δεδεκάτωται
(dedekatōtai)
1183: to collect tithesfrom dekaté









KJV Lexicon
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
ως  adverb
hos  hoce:  which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows)
επος  noun - accusative singular neuter
epos  ep'-os:  a word -- say.
ειπειν  verb - second aorist active middle or passive deponent
epo  ep'-o:  to speak or say (by word or writing) -- answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell.
δια  preposition
dia  dee-ah':  through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional)
αβρααμ  proper noun
Abraam  ab-rah-am':  Abraham, the Hebrew patriarch -- Abraham.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
λευι  proper noun
Leui  lyoo'-ee:  Levi, the name of three Israelites -- Levi.
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
δεκατας  adjective - accusative plural feminine
dekate  dek-at'-ay:  a tenth, i.e. as a percentage or (technically) tithe -- tenth (part), tithe.
λαμβανων  verb - present active participle - nominative singular masculine
lambano  lam-ban'-o:  to take (in very many applications, literally and figuratively)
δεδεκατωται  verb - perfect passive indicative - third person singular
dekatoo  dek-at-o'-o:  to tithe, i.e. to give or take a tenth -- pay (receive) tithes.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And, so to speak, through Abraham even Levi, who received tithes, paid tithes,

King James Bible
And as I may so say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And in a sense Levi himself, who receives tenths, has paid tenths through Abraham,

International Standard Version
One might even say that Levi, who collects the tenth, paid the tenth through Abraham,

NET Bible
And it could be said that Levi himself, who receives tithes, paid a tithe through Abraham.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And as a man, let us say about him that by Abraham, Levi, who receives tithes, was caused to tithe.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We could even say that when Abraham gave Melchizedek a tenth of everything, Levi was giving a tenth of everything. Levi gave, although later his descendants would receive a tenth of everything.

King James 2000 Bible
And as I may so say, Levi also, who receives tithes, paid tithes in Abraham.
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