Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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:

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 he who has no genealogy from them has tithed Abraham, and blessed him who had the promises. 7 But beyond all gainsaying, the inferior is blessed by the better. 8 And here dying men receive tithes; but there one of whom the witness is that he lives;


Cross References

Genesis 27:20-40

And Isaac said to his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because Jehovah thy God put it in my way.

Genesis 28:1-4

And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said to him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.

Genesis 47:7-10

And Joseph brought Jacob his father, and set him before Pharaoh. And Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Genesis 48:15-20

And he blessed Joseph, and said, The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God that shepherded me all my life long to this day,

Genesis 49:28

All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father spoke to them; and he blessed them: every one according to his blessing he blessed them.

Numbers 6:23-27

Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel: saying unto them,

Deuteronomy 32:1

Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; And hear, O earth, the words of my mouth!

2 Samuel 6:20

And David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How honourable did the king of Israel make himself to-day, who uncovered himself to-day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the lewd fellows shamelessly uncovers himself!

1 Kings 8:55

and he stood and blessed the whole congregation of Israel with a loud voice, saying,

2 Chronicles 30:27

And the priests the Levites arose and blessed the people; and their voice was heard, and their prayer came up to his holy habitation, to the heavens.

Luke 24:50-51

And he led them out as far as Bethany, and having lifted up his hands, he blessed them.

2 Corinthians 13:14

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

1 Timothy 3:16

And confessedly the mystery of piety is great. God has been manifested in flesh, has been justified in the Spirit, has appeared to angels, has been preached among the nations, has been believed on in the world, has been received up in glory.

Hebrews 11:20-21

By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.

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