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17 And the king of Sodom (A)went out to meet him at the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the (B)King’s Valley), (C)after his return from the [a]defeat of Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him.

Abram and Melchizedek(D)

18 Then (E)Melchizedek king of Salem brought out (F)bread and wine; he was (G)the priest of (H)God Most High. 19 And he blessed him and said:

(I)“Blessed be Abram of God Most High,
(J)Possessor of heaven and earth;
20 And (K)blessed be God Most High,
Who has delivered your enemies into your hand.”

And he (L)gave him [b]a tithe of all.

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  1. Genesis 14:17 Lit. striking
  2. Genesis 14:20 one-tenth

17 After Abram returned from defeating Kedorlaomer(A) and the kings allied with him, the king of Sodom(B) came out to meet him in the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley).(C)

18 Then Melchizedek(D) king of Salem(E) brought out bread(F) and wine.(G) He was priest of God Most High,(H) 19 and he blessed Abram,(I) saying,

“Blessed be Abram by God Most High,(J)
    Creator of heaven and earth.(K)
20 And praise be to God Most High,(L)
    who delivered your enemies into your hand.”

Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything.(M)

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