Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

King James Version

For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

Holman Bible

for he was still within his forefather when Melchizedek met him.

International Standard Version

because Levi was still inside his ancestor when Melchizedek met him.

A Conservative Version

for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

American Standard Version

for he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchizedek met him.

Amplified

For he was still in the loins of his forefather [Abraham] when Melchizedek met him [Abraham].

An Understandable Version

for when Melchizedek met him, he was still in Abraham's body [i.e., Levi had not yet been born as a descendant of Abraham].

Anderson New Testament

for he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

Bible in Basic English

Because he was still in his father's body when Melchizedek came to him.

Common New Testament

for he was still in the loins of his ancestor when Melchizedek met him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he was even then in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

Darby Translation

For he was yet in the loins of his father when Melchisedec met him.

Godbey New Testament

For he was still in the loins of his father, when Melchizedek met him.

Goodspeed New Testament

for none of Abraham's posterity was yet begotten at the time of his meeting with Melchizedek.

John Wesley New Testament

For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedek met him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

Julia Smith Translation

For yet was he in his father's loins, when Melchisedec met him.

King James 2000

For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchizedek met him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Modern King James verseion

For he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he was yet in the loins of his father Abraham, when Melchizedek met him.

Moffatt New Testament

for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Montgomery New Testament

for Levi was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchizedek met Abraham.

NET Bible

For he was still in his ancestor Abraham's loins when Melchizedek met him.

New Heart English Bible

for he was yet in the body of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Noyes New Testament

for he was yet in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Sawyer New Testament

for he was yet in his father when Melchisedec met him.

The Emphasized Bible

For, even then, was he, in the loins of his father, when, Melchizedek, met him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For he was as yet in the loins of his father when Melchisedec met him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

for Levi was still in the body of his ancestor when Melchizedek met Abraham.

Webster

For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

Weymouth New Testament

for Levi was yet in the loins of his forefather when Melchizedek met Abraham.

Williams New Testament

for he was a vital part of his forefather though yet unborn, when Melchizedek met him.

World English Bible

for he was yet in the body of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Worrell New Testament

for he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchizedek met him.

Worsley New Testament

for he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

Youngs Literal Translation

for he was yet in the loins of the father when Melchisedek met him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

yet
ἔτι 
Eti 
Usage: 75

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the loins
ὀσφύς 
Osphus 
Usage: 7

of his father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

ὅτε ὅτε ἥτε τοτε 
Hote 
Usage: 86

Μελχισεδέκ 
melchisedek 
Usage: 9

met
συναντάω 
sunantao 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

The Greatness Of Melchizedek

9 And, so to speak, through Abraham even Levi, who received tithes, paid tithes, 10 for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him. 11 Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?


Cross References

Genesis 35:11

God also said to him, "I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you.

Genesis 46:26

All the persons belonging to Jacob, who came to Egypt, his direct descendants, not including the wives of Jacob's sons, were sixty-six persons in all,

1 Kings 8:19

'Nevertheless you shall not build the house, but your son who will be born to you, he will build the house for My name.'

Hebrews 7:5

And those indeed of the sons of Levi who receive the priest's office have commandment in the Law to collect a tenth from the people, that is, from their brethren, although these are descended from Abraham.

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