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.
King James Bible
But he whose descent is not counted from 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.
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,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Blessed him that had the promises - This is a continuation of the same argument, namely, to show the superiority of Melchisedec; and, in consequence, to prove the superiority of the priesthood of Christ beyond that of Aaron. As in the seed of Abraham all the nations of the earth were to be blessed, Abraham received a sacerdotal blessing from Melchisedec, who was the representative of the Messiah, the promised seed, to show that it was through him, as the high priest of the human race, that this blessing was to be derived on all mankind.
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descent. Gr. pedigree.
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Well, then it is salvation I desire to preach to you. We have, in our text, two or three things. In the first place, we are told who they are who will be saved, "them that come into God by Jesus Christ;" in the second place we are told the extent of the Saviour's ability to save, "He is able to save to the uttermost;" and in the third place, we have the reason given why he can save, "seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them." I. First, we are told THE PEOPLE WHO ARE TO BE SAVED. And the …
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It was not through the law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise 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 defeat of the kings and blessed him,
Without father or mother, without genealogy, without beginning of days or end of life, resembling the Son of God, he remains a priest forever.
And without doubt the lesser is blessed by the greater.
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