and Abraham apportioned to him a tenth of everything. First, his name means "king of righteousness." Then also, "king of Salem" means "king of peace."
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1 Samuel 8:15, 17
King of righteousness.
2 Samuel 8:15
2 Samuel 23:3
1 Kings 4:24, 25
1 Chronicles 22:9
Psalm 72:1-3, 7
Psalm 85:10, 11
Isaiah 9:6, 7
Isaiah 32:1, 2
Jeremiah 23:5, 6
Jeremiah 33:15, 16
Romans 5:1, 2
Chapter Outline1. Christ Jesus is a priest after the order of Melchizedek;
11. and so far more excellent than the priests of Aaron's order.
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Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
to whom also Abraham apportioned a tenth part of all the spoils, was first of all, by the translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then also king of Salem, which is king of peace.
King James Bible
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;
Holman Christian Standard Bible
and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything; first, his name means king of righteousness, then also, king of Salem, meaning king of peace;
International Standard Version
Abraham gave Melchizedek a tenth of everything. In the first place, his name means "king of righteousness," and then he is also king of Salem, that is, "king of peace."
To him also Abraham apportioned a tithe of everything. His name first means king of righteousness, then king of Salem, that is, king of peace.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Abraham distributed to him a tenth of everything that he had with him; but his name is interpreted, “King of Righteousness” and again “King of Shalim”, which is, “King of Peace”,
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