Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 this man, whose descent is not traced from them, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the man who had received the promises. 7 It is beyond dispute that the less important person is blessed by the more important person. 8 Mortal men collect tithes, but we are informed by Scripture that Melchizedek keeps on living.


Cross References

Genesis 27:20-40

"How did you get it so quickly, my son?" Isaac asked. Jacob responded, ""because the LORD your God made me successful."

Genesis 28:1-4

Later, Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, instructing him, "Don't marry a wife from the local Canaanite women.

Genesis 47:7-10

Later, Joseph brought his father Jacob to Pharaoh and introduced him. Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

Genesis 48:15-20

Then Israel blessed Joseph by saying: "May the God in whose presence my ancestors Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has continued shepherding me my whole life even until today,

Genesis 49:28

That's how Israel blessed these twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father told them when he pronounced his blessing for them, blessing each one with a blessing suitable for them.

Numbers 6:23-27

"Teach Aaron and his sons to bless the Israelis:

Deuteronomy 32:1

Hear, heavens, and I will speak! Listen, earth, to the words of my mouth!

2 Samuel 6:20

When David returned to bless his household, Saul's daughter Michal came out to meet him and called out, "How the king of Israel honored himself today by undressing himself right in front of his women staff members, just like any pervert would dare to expose himself!"

1 Kings 8:55

stood up, and blessed all of the assembly of Israel in a loud voice. He said:

2 Chronicles 30:27

After this, the priests arose, blessed the people, and their voices were heard in prayer all the way to heaven, where God resides in holiness.

Luke 24:50-51

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

2 Corinthians 13:14

May the grace of the Lord Jesus the Messiah, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with all of you!

1 Timothy 3:16

By common confession, the secret of our godly worship is great: In flesh was he revealed to sight, kept righteous by the Spirit's might, adored by angels singing. To nations was he manifest, believing souls found peace and rest, our Lord in heaven reigning!

Hebrews 11:20-21

By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future.

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