Hebrews 7:4
Strong's Lexicon
Consider
Θεωρεῖτε (Theōreite)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2334: From a derivative of theaomai; to be a spectator of, i.e. Discern, (experience) or intensively (acknowledge).

how great
πηλίκος (pēlikos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4080: How large, how great. A quantitative form of the base of pou; how much, i.e. In size or dignity.

[Melchizedek was]:
οὗτος (houtos)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

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

the
(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.

patriarch
πατριάρχης (patriarchēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3966: A patriarch, head or founder of a family. From patria and archo; a progenitor.

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

gave
ἔδωκεν (edōken)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

[him]
()
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

a tenth
δεκάτην (dekatēn)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1181: A tenth part, a tithe. Feminine of dekatos; a tenth, i.e. As a percentage or tithe.

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

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Neuter 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.

spoils.
ἀκροθινίων (akrothiniōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 205: From akron and this; properly the top of the heap, i.e. best of the booty.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now consider how great this man was — even Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth of the plunder to him!

New American Standard Bible
Now observe how great this man was to whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth of the choicest spoils.

King James Bible
Now consider {5720} how great this man [was], unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Just think how great he was: Even the patriarch Abraham gave him a tenth of the plunder!

New Living Translation
Consider then how great this Melchizedek was. Even Abraham, the great patriarch of Israel, recognized this by giving him a tenth of what he had taken in battle.

English Standard Version
See how great this man was to whom Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth of the spoils!

New American Standard Bible
Now observe how great this man was to whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth of the choicest spoils.

King James Bible
Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now consider how great this man was--even Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth of the plunder to him!

International Standard Version
Just look at how great this man was! Even Abraham—the patriarch himself—gave him a tenth of what he had captured!

NET Bible
But see how great he must be, if Abraham the patriarch gave him a tithe of his plunder.

American Standard Version
Now consider how great this man was, unto whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth out of the chief spoils.

English Revised Version
Now consider how great this man was, unto whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth out of the chief spoils.

Young's Literal Translation
And see how great this one is, to whom also a tenth Abraham the patriarch did give out of the best of the spoils,






Cross References
Genesis 14:20
And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.

Acts 2:29
Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day.

Acts 7:8
And he gave him the covenant of circumcision: and so Abraham begat Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs.

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

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.

Hebrews 7:2
To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;

Hebrews 7:1
For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;

Hebrews 7:5
And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:

Hebrews 7:6
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.

Hebrews 7:7
And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.
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