Hebrews 7:12
Strong's Lexicon
For [when]
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine 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.

priesthood
ἱερωσύνης (hierōsynēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2420: The abstract notion of the priestly office. From hieros; sacredness, i.e. the priestly office.

is changed,
μετατιθεμένης (metatithemenēs)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3346: From meta and tithemi; to transfer, i.e. transport, exchange, change sides, or pervert.

[the] Law
νόμου (nomou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3551: From a primary nemo; law, genitive case, specially, (including the volume); also of the Gospel), or figuratively.

must
ἀνάγκης (anankēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 318: From ana and the base of agkale; constraint; by implication, distress.

be changed
μετάθεσις (metathesis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3331: (a) change, transformation, (b) removal. From metatithemi; transposition, i.e. Transferral, disestablishment.

γίνεται (ginetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

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

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For when there is a change of the priesthood, there must be a change of law as well.

New American Standard Bible
For when the priesthood is changed, of necessity there takes place a change of law also.

King James Bible
For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
For when the priesthood is changed, the law must be changed also.

New Living Translation
And if the priesthood is changed, the law must also be changed to permit it.

English Standard Version
For when there is a change in the priesthood, there is necessarily a change in the law as well.

New American Standard Bible
For when the priesthood is changed, of necessity there takes place a change of law also.

King James Bible
For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For when there is a change of the priesthood, there must be a change of law as well.

International Standard Version
When a change in the priesthood takes place, there must also be a change in the Law.

NET Bible
For when the priesthood changes, a change in the law must come as well.

American Standard Version
For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.

English Revised Version
For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.

Young's Literal Translation
for the priesthood being changed, of necessity also, of the law a change doth come,






Cross References
Hebrews 7:11
If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, (for under it the people received the law,) what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be called after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:13
For he of whom these things are spoken pertaineth to another tribe, of which no man gave attendance at the altar.

Hebrews 9:10
Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation.

Hebrews 1:1
God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Hebrews 7:10
For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

Hebrews 7:9
And as I may so say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.

Hebrews 7:14
For it is evident that our Lord sprang out of Juda; of which tribe Moses spake nothing concerning priesthood.

Hebrews 7:15
And it is yet far more evident: for that after the similitude of Melchisedec there ariseth another priest,
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