Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.
without father, without mother, without lineage, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life, but made like unto the Son of God; abides a priest continually.
For when God promised unto Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but seeing them afar off and believing them and embracing them and confessing that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
and I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing.
And the LORD said unto Abram, after Lot separated himself from him, Lift up now thine eyes and look from the place where thou art towards the Aquilon and to the Negev and to the east and to the west;
Behold my covenant with thee: Thou shalt be a father of many Gentiles.
that in blessing I will bless thee and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gates of his enemies;
Ye are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
For the promise that he should be the heir of the world was not to Abraham or to his seed through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
who are Israelites, to whom pertains the adoption as sons and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises,
Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He did not say, And to seeds, as of many, but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
And all the tithes of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD's; it is holiness unto the LORD.
So Joshua, blessing them, sent them; and they went unto their tents.
For he had said that it is what comes out of the man that defiles the man.