Hebrews 7

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(Heb 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;
(Heb 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;
(Heb 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.
(Heb 7:4) Now consider how great this man {was}, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
(Heb 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:
(Heb 7:6) But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.
(Heb 7:7) And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.
(Heb 7:8) And here men that die receive tithes; but there he {receiveth them}, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth.
(Heb 7:9) And as I may so say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.
(Heb 7:10) For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.
(Heb 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?
(Heb 7:12) For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.
(Heb 7:13) For he of whom these things are spoken pertaineth to another tribe, of which no man gave attendance at the altar.
(Heb 7:14) For {it is} evident that our Lord sprang out of Juda; of which tribe Moses spake nothing concerning priesthood.
(Heb 7:15) And it is yet far more evident: for that after the similitude of Melchisedec there ariseth another priest,
(Heb 7:16) Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.
(Heb 7:17) For he testifieth, Thou {art} a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
(Heb 7:18) For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.
(Heb 7:19) For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope {did}; by the which we draw nigh unto God.
(Heb 7:20) And inasmuch as not without an oath {he was made priest}:
(Heb 7:21) (For those priests were made without an oath; but this with an oath by him that said unto him, The Lord sware and will not repent, Thou {art} a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec:)
(Heb 7:22) By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.
(Heb 7:23) And they truly were many priests, because they were not suffered to continue by reason of death:
(Heb 7:24) But this {man}, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood.
(Heb 7:25) Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.
(Heb 7:26) For such an high priest became us, {who is} holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;
(Heb 7:27) Who needeth not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, and then for the people's: for this he did once, when he offered up himself.
(Heb 7:28) For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity; but the word of the oath, which was since the law, {maketh} the Son, who is consecrated for evermore.
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