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Genesis 14:18-20 New King James Version (NKJV)

Abram and Melchizedek

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

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

And he gave him [a]a tithe of all.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 14:20 one-tenth
New King James Version (NKJV)

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בראשית 14:18-20 The Westminster Leningrad Codex (WLC)

18 וּמַלְכִּי־צֶ֙דֶק֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ שָׁלֵ֔ם הוֹצִ֖יא לֶ֣חֶם וָיָ֑יִן וְה֥וּא כֹהֵ֖ן לְאֵ֥ל עֶלְיֽוֹן׃

19 וַֽיְבָרְכֵ֖הוּ וַיֹּאמַ֑ר בָּר֤וּךְ אַבְרָם֙ לְאֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן קֹנֵ֖ה שָׁמַ֥יִם וָאָֽרֶץ׃

20 וּבָרוּךְ֙ אֵ֣ל עֶלְי֔וֹן אֲשֶׁר־מִגֵּ֥ן צָרֶ֖יךָ בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ וַיִּתֶּן־ל֥וֹ מַעֲשֵׂ֖ר מִכֹּֽל׃

Genesis 14:18-20 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

18 And Melchizedek king of Salem hath brought out bread and wine, and he [is] priest of God Most High;

19 and he blesseth him, and saith, `Blessed [is] Abram to God Most High, possessing heaven and earth;

20 and blessed [is] God Most High, who hath delivered thine adversaries into thy hand;' and he giveth to him a tenth of all.

Genesis 14:18-20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; now he was a priest of [a]God Most High. 19 He blessed him and said,

“Blessed be Abram of [b]God Most High,
[c]Possessor of heaven and earth;
20 And blessed be [d]God Most High,
Who has delivered your enemies into your hand.”

He gave him a tenth of all.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 14:18 Heb El Elyon
  2. Genesis 14:19 Heb El Elyon
  3. Genesis 14:19 Or Creator
  4. Genesis 14:20 Heb El Elyon
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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