14 For it is evident that our Lord [a]was (A)descended from Judah, a tribe with reference to which Moses said nothing concerning priests. 15 And this is clearer still, if another priest arises according to the likeness of Melchizedek, 16 who has become a priest not on the basis of a law of [b](B)physical requirement, but according to the power of (C)an indestructible life. 17 For it is attested of Him,

(D)You are a priest forever
According to the order of Melchizedek.”

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 7:14 Lit has arisen from
  2. Hebrews 7:16 Lit fleshly commandment; i.e., to be a descendant of Levi