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Hebrews 7

Overview

Hebrews 7:1, Christ Jesus is a priest after the order of Melchisedec; Hebrews 7:11, and so far more excellent than the priests of Aaron’s order.

Verse 1

this: Hebrews 6:20, Genesis 14:18-20

Salem: Psalms 76:2

the most: Psalms 57:2, Psalms 78:35, Psalms 78:56, Daniel 4:2, Daniel 5:18, Daniel 5:21, Micah 6:6, Mark 5:7, Acts 16:17

the slaughter: Genesis 16:14-16, Isaiah 41:2, Isaiah 41:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:17 - after Numbers 6:23 - General Numbers 18:28 - and ye shall Joshua 10:1 - General 2 Samuel 5:6 - Jerusalem 2 Samuel 6:18 - he blessed 1 Kings 4:24 - had peace Psalms 110:4 - Thou Jeremiah 33:15 - and he Zechariah 4:14 - These Zechariah 6:13 - a priest Luke 2:34 - blessed Luke 24:44 - in the law John 5:46 - for John 8:53 - thou greater Acts 2:30 - knowing Acts 17:2 - reasoned Acts 18:28 - convinced Hebrews 9:11 - an high priest Revelation 19:11 - and in

Verse 2

a tenth: Genesis 28:22, Leviticus 27:32, Numbers 18:21, 1 Samuel 8:15, 1 Samuel 8:17

King of righteousness: 2 Samuel 8:15, 2 Samuel 23:3, 1 Kings 4:24, 1 Kings 4:25, 1 Chronicles 22:9, Psalms 45:4-7, Psalms 72:1-3, Psalms 72:7, Psalms 85:10, Psalms 85:11, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 32:1, Isaiah 32:2, Isaiah 45:22-25, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Jeremiah 33:15, Jeremiah 33:16, Micah 5:5, Luke 2:14, Romans 3:26, Romans 5:1, Romans 5:2, Ephesians 2:14-18

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:18 - king Psalms 76:2 - Salem Song of Solomon 6:13 - Shulamite Isaiah 42:6 - called Ezekiel 37:25 - and my Zechariah 4:14 - These John 14:27 - Peace I leave John 16:33 - in me John 20:19 - Peace Acts 2:30 - knowing Acts 10:36 - preaching 2 Thessalonians 3:16 - the Lord of 1 John 2:29 - he is 1 John 3:7 - even Revelation 19:11 - and in

Verse 3

Without father: That is, as the Syriac renders, "Whose father and mother are not inscribed among the genealogies; and therefore it was not known who he was."

descent: Gr. pedigree, Exodus 6:18, Exodus 6:20-27, 1 Chronicles 6:1-3

a priest: Hebrews 7:17, Hebrews 7:23-28

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:18 - the priest Genesis 48:21 - Behold Exodus 40:15 - everlasting Numbers 1:18 - their pedigrees Isaiah 9:6 - The Prince of Peace John 1:1 - the beginning John 1:34 - this Acts 10:36 - preaching Hebrews 1:2 - spoken Hebrews 5:6 - Thou Hebrews 7:6 - descent Hebrews 7:15 - after Hebrews 7:16 - the power Hebrews 7:28 - maketh the

Verse 4

the patriarch: Acts 2:29, Acts 7:8, Acts 7:9

Abraham: Genesis 12:2, Genesis 17:5, Genesis 17:6, Romans 4:11-13, Romans 4:17, Romans 4:18, Galatians 3:28, Galatians 3:29, James 2:23

gave: Genesis 14:20

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:41 - Eleazar Zechariah 6:12 - behold 2 Timothy 2:7 - Consider Hebrews 7:6 - received Hebrews 7:9 - payed

Verse 5

who: Hebrews 5:4, Exodus 28:1, Numbers 16:10, Numbers 16:11, Numbers 17:3-10, Numbers 18:7, Numbers 18:21-26

to take: Leviticus 27:30-33, Numbers 18:26-32, 2 Chronicles 31:4-6, Nehemiah 13:10

come: Hebrews 7:10, Genesis 35:11, Genesis 46:26, Exodus 1:5, 1 Kings 8:19

Reciprocal: Luke 24:50 - he lifted

Verse 6

descent: Gr. pedigree, Hebrews 7:3

received: Hebrews 7:4, Genesis 14:19, Genesis 14:20

had: Hebrews 6:13-15, Hebrews 11:13, Hebrews 11:17, Genesis 12:2, Genesis 12:13, Genesis 13:14-17, Genesis 17:4-8, Genesis 22:17, Genesis 22:18, Acts 3:25, Romans 4:13, Romans 9:4, Galatians 3:16

Reciprocal: Leviticus 9:22 - his hand Numbers 1:18 - their pedigrees Joshua 22:6 - General Mark 7:20 - General 2 Corinthians 1:20 - all

Verse 7

without: 1 Timothy 3:16

the less: Hebrews 11:20, Hebrews 11:21, Genesis 27:20-40, Genesis 28:1-4, Genesis 47:7-10, Genesis 48:15-20, Genesis 49:28, Numbers 6:23-27, Deuteronomy 32:1, 2 Samuel 6:20, 1 Kings 8:55, 2 Chronicles 30:27, Luke 24:50, Luke 24:51, 2 Corinthians 13:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:19 - he blessed Genesis 47:10 - General Exodus 40:15 - everlasting Leviticus 9:22 - his hand Joshua 22:6 - General 1 Chronicles 16:2 - he blessed Isaiah 9:16 - led of them Luke 2:34 - blessed

Verse 8

men: Hebrews 7:23, Hebrews 9:27

he liveth: Hebrews 3:16, Hebrews 5:6, Hebrews 6:20, Hebrews 9:24, Hebrews 9:25, John 11:25, John 11:26, John 14:6, John 14:19, Revelation 1:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:21 - Behold Luke 24:5 - the living Hebrews 7:24 - he continueth Hebrews 7:25 - ever Revelation 4:9 - who

Verse 9

payed: Hebrews 7:4, Genesis 14:20, Romans 5:12, *marg.

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:41 - Eleazar

Verse 10

Hebrews 7:5, Genesis 35:11, Genesis 46:26, 1 Kings 8:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:18 - the priest

Verse 11

perfection:וכוישףיע [Strong's G5050], completion, or fulfilment of the plan and purpose of God. Hebrews 7:18, Hebrews 7:19, Hebrews 8:7, Hebrews 8:10-13, Hebrews 10:1-4, Galatians 2:21, Galatians 4:3, Galatians 4:9, Colossians 2:10-17

what: Hebrews 7:26-28

another: Hebrews 7:15, Hebrews 7:17, Hebrews 7:21, Hebrews 5:6, Hebrews 5:10, Hebrews 6:20

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:9 - the priest's Numbers 20:26 - General Numbers 25:13 - an everlasting 1 Chronicles 6:49 - Aaron 1 Chronicles 24:19 - under Aaron Psalms 110:4 - Thou Acts 6:14 - change Galatians 3:25 - we Hebrews 6:1 - let Hebrews 8:4 - he should Hebrews 8:13 - he hath Hebrews 9:9 - the time Hebrews 9:11 - an high priest

Verse 12

a change: Isaiah 66:21, Jeremiah 31:31-34, Ezekiel 16:61, Acts 6:13, Acts 6:14

Reciprocal: Hebrews 7:18 - a disannulling Hebrews 8:13 - he hath

Verse 13

of which: Numbers 16:40, Numbers 17:5, 2 Chronicles 26:16-21

Reciprocal: Joel 1:13 - ye ministers

Verse 14

Our Lord: Luke 1:43, John 20:13, John 20:28, Ephesians 1:3, Philippians 3:8

sprang: Genesis 46:12, Genesis 49:10, Ruth 4:18-22, Isaiah 11:1, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Micah 5:2, Matthew 1:3-16, Luke 2:23-33, Luke 3:33, Romans 1:3, Romans 2:3, Revelation 5:5, Revelation 22:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:8 - shall praise Numbers 26:22 - General Deuteronomy 33:7 - and bring Judges 1:2 - General 1 Chronicles 5:2 - Judah 1 Chronicles 28:4 - chosen Judah Joel 1:13 - ye ministers Matthew 1:2 - Jacob begat John 4:22 - for

Verse 15

after: Hebrews 7:3, Hebrews 7:11, Hebrews 7:17-21, Psalms 110:4

Reciprocal: Hebrews 5:6 - Thou

Verse 16

the law: Hebrews 9:9, Hebrews 9:10, Hebrews 10:1, Galatians 4:3, Galatians 4:9, Colossians 2:14, Colossians 2:20

the power: Hebrews 7:3, Hebrews 7:17, Hebrews 7:21, Hebrews 7:24, Hebrews 7:25, Hebrews 7:28, Revelation 1:18

Reciprocal: Leviticus 8:34 - General Romans 6:9 - Christ Galatians 3:3 - having Ephesians 2:15 - the law

Verse 17

Hebrews 7:15, Hebrews 7:21, Hebrews 5:6, Hebrews 5:10, Hebrews 6:20, Psalms 110:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:15 - everlasting Numbers 25:13 - an everlasting Zechariah 11:10 - that Hebrews 7:3 - a priest Hebrews 7:11 - another Hebrews 7:16 - the power

Verse 18

a disannulling: Hebrews 7:11, Hebrews 7:12, Hebrews 8:7-13, Hebrews 10:1-9, Romans 3:31, Galatians 3:15, Galatians 3:17

the weakness: Hebrews 7:19, Hebrews 8:7, Hebrews 8:8, Hebrews 9:9, Hebrews 9:10, Hebrews 10:1-4, Hebrews 13:9, Acts 13:39, Romans 8:3, Galatians 4:9, Galatians 4:21, 1 Timothy 4:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 25:13 - an everlasting Job 40:8 - disannul Galatians 2:16 - but Galatians 3:24 - the law Colossians 2:14 - the handwriting Hebrews 8:13 - he hath Hebrews 10:9 - He taketh

Verse 19

the law: Hebrews 7:11, Hebrews 9:9, Acts 13:39, Romans 3:20, Romans 3:21, Romans 8:3, Galatians 2:16

made:ץהום [Strong's G3762], ופוכוישףום, completed nothing; it was the introduction, but not the completion.

the bringing in: or, it was the bringing in, Galatians 3:24

a better: Hebrews 6:18, Hebrews 8:6, Hebrews 11:40, John 1:17, Romans 8:3, Colossians 1:27, 1 Timothy 1:1

we: Hebrews 4:16, Hebrews 10:19-22, Psalms 73:28, John 14:6, Romans 5:2, Ephesians 2:13-18, Ephesians 3:12

Reciprocal: Leviticus 16:26 - wash Numbers 19:21 - General Romans 4:14 - For if Ephesians 2:18 - through Colossians 1:5 - the hope 2 Thessalonians 2:16 - good Hebrews 7:18 - the weakness Hebrews 7:25 - come Hebrews 8:13 - he hath Hebrews 10:9 - He taketh Hebrews 10:14 - he Hebrews 10:22 - draw Hebrews 12:2 - finisher James 4:8 - Draw nigh to God

Verse 21

an oath: or, swearing of an oath

The Lord: Hebrews 7:17, Psalms 110:4

sware: Hebrews 6:16-18

Reciprocal: Psalms 61:7 - abide Psalms 89:3 - sworn Psalms 89:49 - thou Jeremiah 4:28 - because Jeremiah 30:21 - and I Ezekiel 37:25 - and my Acts 2:30 - knowing 2 Corinthians 3:11 - if Hebrews 5:6 - Thou Hebrews 6:18 - two Hebrews 7:11 - another Hebrews 7:16 - the power Hebrews 7:28 - the word

Verse 22

a surety: Genesis 43:9, Genesis 44:32, Proverbs 6:1, Proverbs 20:16

of a: Hebrews 8:6-12, Hebrews 9:15-23, Hebrews 12:24, Hebrews 13:20, Daniel 9:27, Matthew 26:28, Mark 14:24, Luke 22:20, 1 Corinthians 11:25

testament: Rather covenant, היבטחךח [Strong's G1242].

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:33 - instead Deuteronomy 18:18 - like unto Job 17:3 - put me Psalms 119:122 - surety 2 Corinthians 3:6 - the new Galatians 4:24 - the two Hebrews 11:40 - better

Verse 23

were: Hebrews 7:8, 1 Chronicles 6:3-14, Nehemiah 12:10, Nehemiah 12:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:21 - Behold Exodus 29:9 - consecrate Leviticus 6:22 - is anointed Numbers 20:26 - General Joshua 1:2 - Moses Song of Solomon 2:3 - my beloved Zechariah 1:5 - General 1 Corinthians 15:17 - ye are Hebrews 7:3 - a priest

Verse 24

But:הו [Strong's G1161], But he, that is, Christ, because "he continueth ever," hath בנבסבגבפןם [Strong's G531], יוסשףץםחם [Strong's G2420], "a priesthood that passeth not away from him."

he continueth: Hebrews 7:8-25, Hebrews 7:28, Hebrews 13:8, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, John 12:34, Romans 6:9, Revelation 1:18

hath: 1 Samuel 2:35

an unchangeable priesthood: or, a priesthood which passeth not from one to another

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:48 - General Numbers 20:26 - General Numbers 20:28 - died there Joshua 1:2 - Moses Joshua 24:33 - died 2 Chronicles 7:3 - For he is Jeremiah 32:40 - I will make Zechariah 1:5 - General Zechariah 6:12 - behold Zechariah 6:13 - a priest Galatians 2:17 - is Hebrews 7:16 - the power Hebrews 7:25 - ever 1 John 2:1 - we have

Verse 25

he is: Hebrews 2:18, Hebrews 5:7, Isaiah 45:22, Isaiah 63:1, Daniel 3:15, Daniel 3:17, Daniel 3:29, Daniel 6:20, John 5:37-40, John 10:29, John 10:30, Ephesians 3:20, Philippians 3:21, 2 Timothy 1:12, Jude 1:24

to the uttermost: or, evermore

come: Hebrews 7:19, Hebrews 11:6, Job 22:17, Job 23:3, Psalms 68:31, Psalms 68:32, Isaiah 45:24, Jeremiah 3:22

by him: Hebrews 13:15, John 14:6, Romans 5:2, Ephesians 2:18, Ephesians 3:12, 1 John 2:1, 1 John 2:2

ever: Hebrews 7:8, Hebrews 7:16, Hebrews 7:24

to make: Hebrews 9:24, Isaiah 53:12, Isaiah 59:16, Daniel 9:16, John 14:13, John 14:16, John 16:23, John 16:24, John 17:9-26, Romans 8:34, 1 Timothy 2:5, 1 John 2:1, 1 John 2:2, Revelation 8:3, Revelation 8:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:1 - Almighty Exodus 28:12 - the shoulders Exodus 30:8 - a perpetual Exodus 37:25 - General Exodus 37:29 - incense Exodus 40:26 - General Leviticus 16:13 - the cloud Leviticus 16:20 - live goat Leviticus 24:7 - pure Numbers 16:46 - from off Numbers 16:48 - General Numbers 20:28 - died there Numbers 35:25 - abide in it Deuteronomy 33:10 - they shall put incense 1 Samuel 2:25 - who shall 2 Chronicles 7:3 - For he is Job 42:8 - my servant Job shall Psalms 21:2 - General Psalms 72:12 - For Isaiah 62:1 - Zion's Zephaniah 3:17 - is mighty Zechariah 1:12 - the angel Zechariah 6:13 - a priest Matthew 1:21 - for Mark 10:27 - for Luke 5:12 - if Luke 9:41 - Bring Luke 19:10 - General Luke 22:32 - I have Luke 23:43 - To day John 3:15 - whosoever John 6:37 - I will John 10:10 - more abundantly John 10:28 - they John 11:42 - I knew John 14:19 - because Romans 5:10 - we shall Romans 6:9 - Christ Romans 14:4 - he shall Romans 16:25 - to him Ephesians 5:2 - as Ephesians 6:11 - able Colossians 3:3 - your 1 Timothy 1:15 - that 1 Timothy 1:16 - for a Hebrews 2:3 - so Hebrews 4:14 - that is Hebrews 10:14 - he Hebrews 10:19 - to enter James 4:12 - able 1 Peter 1:21 - by Revelation 1:18 - that liveth Revelation 4:9 - who

Verse 26

such: Hebrews 7:11, Hebrews 8:1, Hebrews 9:23-26, Hebrews 10:11-22

became: Hebrews 2:10, Luke 24:26, Luke 24:46

holy: Hebrews 4:15, Hebrews 9:14, Exodus 28:36, Isaiah 53:9, Luke 1:35, Luke 23:22, Luke 23:41, Luke 23:47, John 8:29, John 14:30, Acts 3:14, Acts 4:27, 2 Corinthians 5:21, 1 Peter 1:19, 1 Peter 2:22, 1 John 2:2, 1 John 3:5, Revelation 3:7

made: Hebrews 1:3, Hebrews 4:14, Hebrews 8:1, Hebrews 12:2, Psalms 68:18, Matthew 27:18, Mark 16:19, Ephesians 1:20-22, Ephesians 4:8-10, Philippians 2:9-11, 1 Peter 3:22, Revelation 1:17, Revelation 1:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 23:8 - entreat Exodus 12:5 - be without Exodus 28:2 - holy garments Exodus 29:1 - without Exodus 29:30 - that son Exodus 39:30 - the plate Exodus 40:10 - most holy Leviticus 1:3 - a male Leviticus 1:14 - of fowls Leviticus 2:4 - the oven Leviticus 4:32 - a lamb Leviticus 4:35 - and the priest shall make Leviticus 8:14 - he brought Leviticus 12:6 - a lamb Leviticus 15:14 - General Leviticus 16:4 - holy linen coat Leviticus 16:10 - to make Leviticus 21:8 - for I Leviticus 21:17 - blemish Numbers 8:14 - separate Numbers 11:2 - the fire Numbers 19:2 - no blemish Numbers 19:9 - clean Deuteronomy 9:20 - General Deuteronomy 26:3 - the priest Deuteronomy 33:8 - with thy Deuteronomy 33:16 - separated 1 Samuel 2:35 - I will raise Psalms 8:1 - thy Psalms 18:20 - cleanness Psalms 45:2 - fairer Psalms 45:7 - Thou Song of Solomon 5:10 - beloved Isaiah 42:6 - called Jeremiah 30:21 - engaged Ezekiel 44:27 - he shall offer Ezekiel 45:18 - without blemish Daniel 9:24 - the most Malachi 1:9 - beseech Matthew 1:18 - of the Matthew 3:15 - for Matthew 27:4 - the innocent Mark 15:14 - Why Luke 11:32 - a greater Luke 18:19 - General Luke 23:14 - have found John 8:46 - convinceth John 15:10 - even John 16:23 - Whatsoever John 19:4 - that ye Romans 1:1 - separated Galatians 3:13 - redeemed Ephesians 4:10 - ascended Philippians 2:15 - and Hebrews 1:9 - loved Hebrews 2:3 - so Hebrews 2:18 - he is Hebrews 3:1 - and Hebrews 9:24 - but Hebrews 10:21 - an 1 Peter 2:24 - being 1 John 2:1 - the righteous 1 John 2:29 - he is 1 John 3:3 - even

Verse 27

daily: Hebrews 10:11, Exodus 29:36-42, Numbers 28:2-10

first: Hebrews 5:3, Hebrews 9:7, Leviticus 4:3-35, Leviticus 9:7-24, Leviticus 16:6, Leviticus 16:11

and then: Leviticus 4:13-16, Leviticus 9:15, Leviticus 16:15

this: Hebrews 9:12, Hebrews 9:14, Hebrews 9:25, Hebrews 9:28, Hebrews 10:6-12, Isaiah 53:10-12, Romans 6:10, Ephesians 2:22, Titus 2:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:38 - two lambs Leviticus 6:20 - the offering Leviticus 8:2 - bullock Leviticus 8:34 - General Leviticus 9:2 - a young Leviticus 10:19 - this day Leviticus 16:5 - General Leviticus 16:10 - to make Numbers 6:2 - When Numbers 29:11 - beside Ezra 6:20 - killed Ezekiel 43:19 - a young Ezekiel 46:15 - a continual Zechariah 3:9 - remove Malachi 1:9 - beseech Galatians 3:13 - redeemed Hebrews 1:3 - by himself Hebrews 8:3 - General Hebrews 9:11 - an high priest Hebrews 9:26 - he appeared 1 Peter 2:22 - did

Verse 28

the law maketh: Hebrews 5:1, Hebrews 5:2, Exodus 32:21, Exodus 32:22, Leviticus 4:3

the word: Hebrews 7:21, Psalms 110:4

maketh the: Hebrews 7:3, Hebrews 1:2, Hebrews 3:6, Hebrews 4:14, Hebrews 5:5, Hebrews 5:8

who: Hebrews 7:21, Hebrews 7:24

consecrated: Gr. perfected, Hebrews 2:10, Hebrews 5:9, Luke 13:32, John 19:30,*Gr.

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:41 - and consecrate them Exodus 29:27 - General Leviticus 8:35 - the tabernacle Leviticus 9:7 - offer thy Leviticus 16:5 - General Numbers 3:3 - whom he consecrated Romans 4:14 - For if Hebrews 7:16 - the power

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Hebrews 7". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/hebrews-7.html.