Hebrews 7:10

“For hee was yet in the loynes of his Father when Melchisedec met him.”

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For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.
- King James Version

for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchizedek met him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because he was still in his father's body when Melchizedek came to him.
- Basic English Bible

For he was yet in the loins of his father when Melchisedec met him.
- Darby Bible

For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.
- Webster's Bible

for Levi was yet in the loins of his forefather when Melchizedek met Abraham.
- Weymouth Bible

for he was yet in the body of his father when Melchizedek met him.
- World English Bible

whanne Melchisedech mette with hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

for he was yet in the loins of the father when Melchisedek met him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 7:10


Heb 7:10 For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him. All Israel, kings and priests, though yet unborn, were represented in Abraham. Hence Levi paid tithes, and thus confessed the superiority of the priesthood of Melchizedek.

Discussion for Hebrews 7

  • I Am that Michael Isaac Dale
    It is not for the wicked who walk after the flesh to understand. But now, it pleases my Holy Father for me to glory in the knowledge given me by the Spirit of Christ. For it is written, But let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.
  • Steve
    Who can understand the mechanics of the Supreme Being. Noone! We don't even fully understand the mechanics of being alive in a body which has a end, but the Spirit which enlivens us doesn't. Melchidec appeared out of nowhere to Abraham as an emissary and is never heard from again. You say he was Jesus walking the earth on a recon mission. I say that Jesus was born of woman, Melchisidec wasn't
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 7:24 BUT THIS MAN BECAUSE HE CONTINUETH EVER HATH AN --- UNCHANGEABLE PRIESTHOOD --- 7:25 -- WHEREFORE --HE-- IS ABLE ALSO TO SAVE THEM TO THE UTTERMOST THAT COME TO GOD --BY HIM-- SEEING HE EVER LIVETH TO MAKE INTERCESSION FOR THEM *** HEBREWS 9:16 FOR WHERE A TESTAMENT IS THERE --MUST ALSO OF NECESSITY-- BE THE DEATH OF THE TESTATOR ***
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 7:12 for the priesthood being changed there is made of necessity a change also of the law ROMANS 8:2 for the law of the spirit of life in CHRIST JESUS hath made me free from the law of sin and death EPHESIANS 4:24 and that you put on the new man which after GOD is created in righteousness and true holiness
  • Steve morrow
    *** HEBREWS 7:22 BY SO MUCH WAS JESUS MADE A SURETY OF A BETTER TESTAMENT ***
  • Dewey J
    Bet, because Melchizedek is a type of Christ comparing the Levitical law or mt. Sinai law which was given by God to Moses in contrast to the N.Testament law grace and truth by Christ Jo:1:17 Henry's commentary of this chapter indicate he was a priest and a king just like Jesus. He had no parents...mostly referring to no documentation of his human history. I don't see enough to say Christophany.

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