Hebrews 7:4

“Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hebrews 7:4

Now consider how great this man was, vnto whō euen the patriarch Abraham gaue the tenth of the spoiles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now observe how great this man was to whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth of the choicest spoils.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now consider how great this man was, unto whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth out of the chief spoils.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now see how great this man was, to whom our father Abraham gave a tenth part of what he had got in the fight.
- Basic English Bible

Now consider how great this [personage] was, to whom [even] the patriarch Abraham gave a tenth out of the spoils.
- Darby Bible

Now consider how great this man was, to whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
- Webster's Bible

Now think how great this priest-king must have been to whom Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth part of the best of the spoil.
- Weymouth Bible

Now consider how great this man was, to whom even Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth out of the best spoils.
- World English Bible

But biholde ye how greet is this, to whom Abraham the patriark yaf tithis of the beste thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

And see how great this one [is], to whom also a tenth Abraham the patriarch did give out of the best of the spoils,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Hebrews 7:4

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 7:4


7:4 The greatness of Melchisedec is described in all the preceding and following particulars. But the most manifest proof of it was, that Abraham gave him tithes as to a priest of God and a superior; though he was himself a patriarch, greater than a king, and a progenitor of many kings.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 7:4


Heb 7:4 Now consider how great this man [was]. When one so great as Abraham recognized his superiority by paying him tithes.

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