Hebrews 7:17 LEB

17 For it is testified, "You [are] a priest {forever} according to the order of Melchizedek."

Study tools for Hebrews 7:17

  • a 7:1 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was returning") which is understood as temporal
  • b 7:1 - This verse contains a number of quotations from Gen 14:17-19
  • c 7:2 - A quotation from Gen 14:20
  • d 7:4 - Some manuscripts have "even Abraham"
  • e 7:5 - Literally "coming forth from the loins of Abraham"
  • f 7:9 - Literally "as if to say a word"
  • g 7:12 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("changes")
  • h 7:20 - Literally "are having become priests"
  • i 7:22 - Some manuscripts have "so much more also"
  • j 7:23 - Literally "are having become"
  • k 7:24 - Literally "for the age"
  • l 7:25 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("lives") which is understood as causal
  • m 7:27 - Literally "have necessity every day"
  • n 7:27 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal participle ("offered up")
  • o 7:28 - Literally "for the age"