Regarding angels he says, The messengers are winds, the servants are tongues of fire. He sacrificed for their sins once for all(AI) when he offered himself. 4 Just think how great he was: Even the patriarch(F) Abraham gave him a tenth of the plunder! He’s there from now to eternity to save everyone who comes to God through him, always on the job to speak up for them. 23-25 Earlier there were a lot of priests, for they died and had to be replaced. 26-28 So now we have a high priest who perfectly fits our needs: completely holy, uncompromised by sin, with authority extending as high as God’s presence in heaven itself. He was warned about something he couldn’t see, and acted on what he was told. (Y), 23 Now there have been many of those priests, since death prevented them from continuing in office; 24 but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. 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Amplified: And this becomes more plainly evident when another Priest arises Who bears the likeness of Melchizedek, (Amplified Bible - Lockman) 7 Only the high priest entered the smaller, inside tent, and then only once a year, offering a blood sacrifice for his own sins and the people's accumulated sins. 2 Abraham in turn gave him a tenth of the spoils. Hebrews 8 In essence, we have just such a high priest: authoritative right alongside God, conducting worship in the one true sanctuary built by God. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Hebrews 7:15 And this is clearer still, if another priest arises according to the likeness of Melchizedek, (NASB: Lockman). A new covenant. Hebrews 5:7; Hebrews 7:25 Read chapter in The Message Bible. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! 1-10 The old plan was only a hint of the good things in the new plan. Hebrews 7 Melchizedek, Priest of God 1-3 Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of the Highest God. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 20-22 The old priesthood of Aaron perpetuated itself automatically, father to son, without explicit confirmation by God. Somewhere it’s written, “God rested the seventh day, having completed his work,” but in this other text he says, “They’ll never be able to sit down and rest.” So this promise has not yet been fulfilled. Priests descended from Levi are commanded by law to collect tithes from the people, even though they are all more or less equals, priests and people, having a common father in Abraham. If the old message delivered by the angels was valid and nobody got away with anything, do you think we can risk neglecting this latest message, this magnificent salvation? 17 For it is declared: “You are a priest forever,    in the order of Melchizedek.”[a](R), 18 The former regulation is set aside because it was weak and useless(S) 19 (for the law made nothing perfect),(T) and a better hope(U) is introduced, by which we draw near to God.(V). "Melchizedek" means "King of Righteousness." b. 11-14 If the priesthood of Levi and Aaron, which provided the framework for the giving of the law, could really make people perfect, there wouldn’t have been need for a new priesthood like that of Melchizedek. 12-14 So watch your step, friends. Hebrews 6 The Message (MSG). 7. 7 Now without dispute the inferior is blessed by the superior, 8 and in one case tithes are received by mortal men, while in the other by him who is affirmed to be alive. The law appoints as high priests men who are never able to get the job done right. If he were limited to … He met Abraham, who was returning from "the royal massacre," and gave him his blessing. Abraham in turn gave him a tenth of the spoils. Unlike the other high priests, he doesn’t have to offer sacrifices for his own sins every day before he can get around to us and our sins. He met Abraham, who was returning from “the royal massacre,” and gave him his blessing. All rights reserved worldwide. He met Abraham, who was returning from … He met Abraham, who was returning from “the royal massacre,” and gave him his blessing. 1: Christ Jesus is a priest after the order of Melchisedec; 11: and so far more excellent than the priests of Aaron's order. (AF) 27 Unlike the other high priests, he does not need to offer sacrifices(AG) day after day, first for his own sins,(AH) and then for the sins of the people. Dec 8, 1996. 26-28 So now we have a high priest who perfectly fits our needs: completely holy, uncompromised by sin, with authority extending as high as God’s presence in heaven itself. But then God intervened and called this new, permanent priesthood into being with an added promise: God gave his word;    he won’t take it back:“You’re the permanent priest.”. (B) He met Abraham returning from the defeat of the kings and blessed him,(C) 2 and Abraham gave him a tenth of everything. (J) 7 And without doubt the lesser is blessed by the greater. That there is such a change is plain. 20-22 The old priesthood of Aaron perpetuated itself automatically, father to son, without explicit confirmation by God. Hebrews 7:7, ESV: "It is beyond dispute that the inferior is blessed by the superior." Greek: kai perissoteron eti katadelon estin, ei kata ten homoioteta Melchisedek anistatai hiereus heteros,. 4-7 You realize just how great Melchizedek is when you see that Father Abraham gave him a tenth of the captured treasure. In this way he is like the Son of God, one huge priestly presence dominating the landscape always. 20 And it was not without an oath! John Piper Dec 1, 1996 433 Shares Sermon. 6 1-3 So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. (G) 5 Now the law requires the descendants of Levi who become priests to collect a tenth from the people(H)—that is, from their fellow Israelites—even though they also are descended from Abraham. “Melchizedek” means “King of Righteousness.” “Salem” means “Peace.” So, he is also “King of Peace.” Melchizedek towers out of the past—without record of family ties, no account of beginning or end. Hebrews 4:3-7 The Message (MSG) When the Promises Are Mixed with Faith 4 1-3 For as long, then, as that promise of resting in him pulls us on to God’s goal for … But this man, a complete outsider, collected tithes from Abraham and blessed him, the one to whom the promises had been given. He’s there from now to eternity to save everyone who comes to God through him, always on the job to speak up for them. He met Abraham, who was returning from "the royal massacre," and gave him his blessing. In acts of blessing, the lesser is blessed by the greater. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. But Jesus’ priesthood is permanent. 15-19 But the Melchizedek story provides a perfect analogy: Jesus, a priest like Melchizedek, not by genealogical descent but by the sheer force of resurrection life—he lives!—“priest forever in the royal order of Melchizedek.” The former way of doing things, a system of commandments that never worked out the way it was supposed to, was set aside; the law brought nothing to maturity. He’s done it, once and for all: offered up himself as the sacrifice. a. 3-7 God made that vow, even though he’d finished his part before the foundation of the world. In this way he is like the Son of God, one huge priestly presence dominating the landscape always. 8-10 Or look at it this way: We pay our tithes to priests who die, but Abraham paid tithes to a priest who, the Scripture says, “lives.” Ultimately you could even say that since Levi descended from Abraham, who paid tithes to Melchizedek, when we pay tithes to the priestly tribe of Levi they end up with Melchizedek. Hebrews 7 1 Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of the Highest God. He met Abraham, who was returning from “the royal massacre,” and gave him his blessing. But since it didn’t get the job done, there was a change of priesthood, which brought with it a radical new kind of law. No matter how many sacrifices were offered year after year, they never added up to a ... Read verse in The Message Bible NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. In the same way, many Christians are hung up on intellectual issues that couldbe resolved, allowing them to move o… ver 11; Ro 3:20; 7:7, 8; Gal 3:21; Heb 9:9; 10:1, Ro 6:10; Heb 9:12, 26, 28; 10:10; 1Pe 3:18. 7 1-3 Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of the Highest God. In these respects, it was undoubted that he was inferior to Melchizedek. Hebrews 10 The old plan was only a hint of the good things in the new plan. Our High Priest is the Son of God Perfect Forever. Hebrews 7 The Message Bible << Hebrews 6 | Hebrews 7 | Hebrews 8 >> The Priestly Order of Melchizedek. Melchizedek the Priest. He met Abraham, who was returning from "the royal massacre," and gave him his blessing. 11 If perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood—and indeed the law given to the people(L) established that priesthood—why was there still need for another priest to come,(M) one in the order of Melchizedek,(N) not in the order of Aaron? 7 1 Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of the Highest God. 7 This Melchizedek was king of Salem(A) and priest of God Most High. The Message Melchizedek, Priest of God 7 1-3 Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of the Highest God. This makes Jesus the guarantee of a far better way between us and God—one that really works! But since it didn’t get the job done, there was a change of priesthood, which brought with it a radical new kind of law. Others became priests without any oath, 21 but he became a priest with an oath when God said to him: “The Lord has sworn    and will not change his mind:(W)    ‘You are a priest forever.’”[b](X), 22 Because of this oath, Jesus has become the guarantor of a better covenant. But Jesus’ priesthood is permanent. 6 After this was set up, the priests went about their duties in the large tent. The Message Hebrews 1:7. (Z) 25 Therefore he is able to save(AA) completely[c] those who come to God(AB) through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.(AC). Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. In acts of blessing, the lesser is blessed by the greater. He met Abraham, who was returning from "the royal massacre," and gave him his blessing. Scripture: Hebrews 7:26–8:5. This makes Jesus the guarantee of a far better way between us and God—one that really works! 9 And it could be said that Levi himself, who receives tithes, paid a tithe through Abraham. Melchizedek, Priest of God 1-3Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of the Highest God. Hebrews 7:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Hebrews 7:7, NIV: "And without doubt the lesser is blessed by the greater." He's the centerpiece of everything we believe, 2 faithful in … Priests descended from Levi are commanded by law to collect tithes from the people, even though they are all more or less equals, priests and people, having a common father in Abraham. https://www.insight.org/resources/bible/the-general-epistles (AJ) 28 For the law appoints as high priests men in all their weakness;(AK) but the oath, which came after the law, appointed the Son,(AL) who has been made perfect(AM) forever. Read verse in The Message Bible 26 Such a high priest(AD) truly meets our need—one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners,(AE) exalted above the heavens. But we don't have time to comment on these now. 12 For when the priesthood is changed, the law must be changed also. Hebrews 7 The Message (MSG) Melchizedek, Priest of God 7 1-3 Melchizedek was king of Salem and priest of the Highest God. Grow up in Christ. The Message; Hebrews 7 Hebrews 7. the one who possessed the promise. The law appoints as high priests men who are never able to get the job done right. 23 [Again, the former successive line of priests] was made up of many, because they were each prevented by death from continuing [perpetually in office]; Read full chapter All other claims to truth all other claims to truth, Father to Son, explicit. Dry land when You see that Father Abraham gave him his blessing his blessing the Jewish Christians with... 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