Hebrews 7:6-7

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

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

tn Grk “is not descended from them.”

tn Or “a tenth part.”

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