Hebrews 7:7

“And without all contradiction, the lesse is blessed of the better.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.
- King James Version

But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But without any dispute the less is blessed of the better.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But there is no doubt that the less gets his blessing from the greater.
- Basic English Bible

But beyond all gainsaying, the inferior is blessed by the better.
- Darby Bible

And without all contradiction the less is blessed by the better.
- Webster's Bible

And beyond all dispute it is always the inferior who is blessed by the superior.
- Weymouth Bible

But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.
- World English Bible

With outen ony ayenseiyng, that that is lesse, is blessid of the betere.
- Wycliffe Bible

and apart from all controversy, the less by the better is blessed --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 7:7


7:7 The less is blessed - Authoritatively, of the greater.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 7:7


Heb 7:7 The less is blessed by the better. Though Abraham had the promises of God, Melchizedek, as the higher in spiritual dignity and nearer to God, blessed him. See Ge 27:27-29.

Discussion for Hebrews 7

  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 7:22 by so much was JESUS made a surety of a better testament 1 TIMOTHY 6:3 if any man teach otherwise and consent not to wholesome words even the words of our LORD JESUS CHRIST and to the doctrine which is according to godliness 6:4 --- he is proud knowing nothing --- but doting about questions and strifes of words whereof cometh envy strife railings evil surmisings
  • 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 ***

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