Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.

King James Version

And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.

Holman Bible

Without a doubt, the inferior is blessed by the superior.

International Standard Version

It is beyond dispute that the less important person is blessed by the more important person.

A Conservative Version

And without all contradiction the inferior is blessed by the superior.

American Standard Version

But without any dispute the less is blessed of the better.

Amplified

Yet it is beyond all contradiction that it is the lesser person who is blessed by the greater one.

An Understandable Version

Without question [then], the lesser [of these two persons] is blessed by the greater one.

Anderson New Testament

And, without any contradiction, the less is blessed by the better.

Bible in Basic English

But there is no doubt that the less gets his blessing from the greater.

Common New Testament

And without dispute the lesser person is blessed by the greater.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now 'tis past dispute, he that is blessed is inferior to him that blesses:

Darby Translation

But beyond all gainsaying, the inferior is blessed by the better.

Godbey New Testament

For without contradiction the less is blessed by the better.

Goodspeed New Testament

But, beyond any doubt, it is the inferior that is blessed by the superior.

John Wesley New Testament

And without all contradiction, the less is blessed of the greater.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And without any contradiction the less is blessed of the better.

Julia Smith Translation

And without all controversy the less is praised of the better.

King James 2000

And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now without any dispute the inferior is blessed by the more prominent.

Modern King James verseion

And without all contradiction the lesser is blessed by the better.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And no man denieth but that which is less, receiveth blessing of him which is greater.

Moffatt New Testament

(And there is no question that it is the inferior who is blessed by the superior.)

Montgomery New Testament

Now it is beyond all controversy that the inferior is always blessed by the superior.

NET Bible

Now without dispute the inferior is blessed by the superior,

New Heart English Bible

But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.

Noyes New Testament

And beyond all contradiction the less is blessed by the greater.

Sawyer New Testament

But beyond all contradiction, the less is blessed by the greater.

The Emphasized Bible

But, apart from all gainsaying, the less, by the greater, is blessed.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but without all dispute the inferior receives benediction from the superior.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Now no one can dispute that it is the superior who blesses the inferior.

Webster

And without all contradiction the less is blessed by the better.

Weymouth New Testament

And beyond all dispute it is always the inferior who is blessed by the superior.

Williams New Testament

Now beyond any contradiction, it is always the inferior that is blessed by the superior.

World English Bible

But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.

Worrell New Testament

And, without any dispute, the less is blessed by the better.

Worsley New Testament

Now without all contradiction the inferior is blessed by the superior:

Youngs Literal Translation

and apart from all controversy, the less by the better is blessed --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀντιλογία 
Antilogia 
Usage: 4

the less
ἐλάσσων ἐλάττων 
Elasson 
Usage: 4

is blessed
εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

of
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

Context Readings

The Greatness Of Melchizedek

6 But the one whose genealogy is not traced from them collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises. 7 But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater. 8 In this case mortal men receive tithes, but in that case one receives them, of whom it is witnessed that he lives on.


Cross References

Genesis 27:20-40

Isaac said to his son, "How is it that you have it so quickly, my son?" And he said, "Because the LORD your God caused it to happen to me."

Genesis 28:1-4

So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, "You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.

Genesis 47:7-10

Then Joseph brought his father Jacob and presented him to Pharaoh; and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Genesis 48:15-20

He blessed Joseph, and said, "The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, The God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,

Genesis 49:28

All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them. He blessed them, every one with the blessing appropriate to him.

Numbers 6:23-27

"Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, 'Thus you shall bless the sons of Israel. You shall say to them:

Deuteronomy 32:1

"Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

2 Samuel 6:20

But when David returned to bless his household, Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, "How the king of Israel distinguished himself today! He uncovered himself today in the eyes of his servants' maids as one of the foolish ones shamelessly uncovers himself!"

1 Kings 8:55

And he stood and blessed all the assembly of Israel with a loud voice, saying:

2 Chronicles 30:27

Then the Levitical priests arose and blessed the people; and their voice was heard and their prayer came to His holy dwelling place, to heaven.

Luke 24:50-51

And He led them out as far as Bethany, and He lifted up His hands and blessed them.

2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.

1 Timothy 3:16

By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.

Hebrews 11:20-21

By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even regarding things to come.

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