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Hebrews 7:6-7

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7:6 But Melchizedek 1  who does not share their ancestry 2  collected a tithe 3  from Abraham and blessed 4  the one who possessed the promise. 7:7 Now without dispute the inferior is blessed by the superior,

1 tn Grk “the one”; in the translation the referent (Melchizedek) has been specified for clarity.

2 tn Grk “is not descended from them.”

3 tn Or “a tenth part.”

4 sn The verbs “collected…and blessed” emphasize the continuing effect of the past actions, i.e., Melchizedek’s importance.



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