Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For he testifies, Thou are a priest into the age according to the order of Melchizedek.

New American Standard Bible

For it is attested of Him,
You are a priest forever
According to the order of Melchizedek.”

King James Version

For he testifieth, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Holman Bible

For it has been testified:

You are a priest forever
in the order of Melchizedek.

International Standard Version

For it is declared about him, "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek."

American Standard Version

for it is witnessed of him, Thou art a priest for ever After the order of Melchizedek.

Amplified

For it is attested [by God] of Him,

You (Christ) are a Priest forever
According to the order of Melchizedek.”

An Understandable Version

For it is declared [about Jesus in the Scriptures, Psa. 110:4], "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek."

Anderson New Testament

Thou art a priest forever after the order of Melchisedec.

Bible in Basic English

For it has been witnessed of him, You are a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.

Common New Testament

For it is declared of him, "You are a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it is said, "thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec."

Darby Translation

For it is borne witness, Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedec.

Godbey New Testament

For it is testified, Thou art a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the psalm bears witness, "You are a priest forever, of the priesthood of Melchizedek!"

John Wesley New Testament

For it is testified, Thou art a priest for ever, after the order of Melchisedek.

Julia Smith Translation

For he testifies, Thou a priest forever, according to the order of Melchisedec.

King James 2000

For he testifies, You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

For He testifies, "You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he testifieth, "Thou art a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek."

Moffatt New Testament

for the witness to him is, Thou art priest for ever, with the rank of Melchizedek.

Montgomery New Testament

For the words are in evidence, Thou art a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

NET Bible

For here is the testimony about him: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

New Heart English Bible

for it is testified, "You are a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek."

Noyes New Testament

For it is testified of him, "Thou art a priest for ever, after the order of Melchizedek."

Sawyer New Testament

For it is testified, Thou art a priest forever, after the order of Melchisedec.

The Emphasized Bible

For it is witnessed - Thou, art a priest, age-abidingly, according to the rank of Melchizedek.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the testimony is, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Twentieth Century New Testament

for that is the meaning of the declaration-- 'Thou art for all time a priest of the order of Melchizedek.'

Webster

For he testifieth, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Weymouth New Testament

For the words are in evidence, "Thou art a priest for ever, belonging to the order of Melchizedek."

Williams New Testament

For the Scripture bears witness: "You are a priest forever, with the rank of Melchizedek."

World English Bible

for it is testified, "You are a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek."

Worrell New Testament

for it is testified of Him, "Thou art a Priest forever according to the rank of Melchizedek."

Worsley New Testament

For He testifieth, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Youngs Literal Translation

for He doth testify -- 'Thou art a priest -- to the age, according to the order of Melchisedek;'

Interlinear

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

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

ἱερεύς 
Hiereus 
Usage: 22

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the order
τάξις 
Taxis 
Usage: 10

Context Readings

Another Priest, Like Melchizedek

16 who has become, not according to a law of a carnal commandment, but according to the power of an indestructible life. 17 For he testifies, Thou are a priest into the age according to the order of Melchizedek. 18 For indeed there becomes an annulment of a preceding commandment because of its weakness and uselessness



Cross References

Psalm 110:4

LORD has sworn, and will not repent. Thou are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 5:6

(And just as he says in another, Thou are a priest into the age according to the order of Melchizedek.)

Hebrews 7:21

but he with an oath, because of him who says to him, The Lord swore and will not change his mind, Thou are a priest into the age according to the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 6:20

where the forerunner, Jesus, entered for us, having become a high priest into the age according to the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 5:10

having been designated by God a high priest according to the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:15

And it is still far more evident, if according to the likeness of Melchizedek, there arises another priest,

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