Hebrews 7:17

17 For it is declared: “You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.”a

Read Hebrews 7:17 Using Other Translations

For he testifieth, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
For it is witnessed of him, "You are a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek."
And the psalmist pointed this out when he prophesied, “You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.”

What does Hebrews 7:17 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Hebrews 7:17

For he testifieth
That is, either David, the penman of the psalm, or rather the Holy Ghost, the enditer of it, or God in the Scripture, in ( Psalms 110:4 ) of this form of citing Scripture, (See Gill on Hebrews 2:6).

thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec;
see ( Hebrews 5:6 Hebrews 5:10 ) ( 6:20 ) .

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