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Genesis 14:20


Worthy of praise is 1  the Most High God, who delivered 2  your enemies into your hand.” Abram gave Melchizedek 3  a tenth of everything.


Ge 9:26; Ge 24:27; Ge 28:22; Le 27:30-32; Nu 28:26; De 12:17; De 14:23,28; Jos 10:42; 2Ch 31:5,6,12; Ne 10:37; Ne 13:12; Ps 44:3; Ps 68:19; Ps 72:17-19; Ps 144:1; Am 4:4; Mal 3:8,10; Lu 18:12; Ro 15:16; Eph 1:3; Heb 7:4-9; 1Pe 1:3,4

NET © Notes

tn Heb “blessed be.” For God to be “blessed” means that is praised. His reputation is enriched in the world as his name is praised.

sn Who delivered. The Hebrew verb מִגֵּן (miggen, “delivered”) foreshadows the statement by God to Abram in Gen 15:1, “I am your shield” (מָגֵן, magen). Melchizedek provided a theological interpretation of Abram’s military victory.

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

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