Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And, so to speak, through Abraham even Levi, who received tithes, paid tithes,

King James Version

And as I may so say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.

Holman Bible

And in a sense Levi himself, who receives tithes, has paid tithes through Abraham,

International Standard Version

One might even say that Levi, who collects the tenth, paid the tenth through Abraham,

A Conservative Version

And, so to speak, Levi also, the man who receives tithes, has paid tithes through Abraham,

American Standard Version

And, so to say, through Abraham even Levi, who receiveth tithes, hath paid tithes;

Amplified

A person might even say that Levi [the father of the priestly tribe] himself, who received tithes (the tenth), paid tithes through Abraham,

An Understandable Version

And, so to speak, Levi, who collected a tenth [from the Israelites], paid a tenth through Abraham,

Anderson New Testament

And so to speak, even Levi, who receives tithes, paid tithes through Abraham;

Bible in Basic English

And we may say that in Abraham, even Levi, who has a right to take the tenth part, gave it;

Common New Testament

One might even say that Levi himself, who receives tithes, paid tithes through Abraham,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and even Levi who received tithes, pay'd tithes, if I may so say, in the person of Abraham.

Darby Translation

and, so to speak, through Abraham, Levi also, who received tithes, has been made to pay tithes.

Godbey New Testament

And, so to speak a word, Levi, the one receiving tithes, has also been tithed through Abraham.

Goodspeed New Testament

In one way of putting it, Levi himself, the collector of the tithes, through Abraham paid him tithes,

John Wesley New Testament

And even Levi, who receiveth tithes, paid tithes (so to speak) thro' Abraham.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And as I may so say, Levi also, who received tithes, paid tithes in Abraham.

Julia Smith Translation

And as the word says, through Abraham, also Levi, receiving tenths, has paid a tenth.

King James 2000

And as I may so say, Levi also, who receives tithes, paid tithes in Abraham.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And, {so to speak}, even Levi, the one who receives tithes, has paid tithes through Abraham.

Modern King James verseion

And if I may say so, Levi, also, who receives tithes, paid tithes in Abraham.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And to say the truth, Levi himself also which receiveth tithes, paid tithes in Abraham.

Moffatt New Testament

In fact, we might almost say that even Levi the receiver of tithes paid tithes through Abraham;

Montgomery New Testament

And even Levi, who is the receiver of tithes, so to speak, paid tithes through Abraham;

NET Bible

And it could be said that Levi himself, who receives tithes, paid a tithe through Abraham.

New Heart English Bible

We can say that through Abraham even Levi, who receives tithes, has paid tithes,

Noyes New Testament

And so to speak, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, paid tithes in Abraham;

Sawyer New Testament

And so to speak, Levi also who receives tithes paid tithes through Abraham;

The Emphasized Bible

And - so to say a word - through Abraham, even Levi who taketh tithes hath paid tithes;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And, if I may so say, through Abraham even Levi, who receiveth tithes, paid tithes.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Moreover, in a sense, even Levi, who is the receiver of the tithes, has, through Abraham, paid tithes;

Webster

And as I may say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.

Weymouth New Testament

And Levi too--if I may so speak--pays tithes through Abraham:

Williams New Testament

And I might almost say, Levi too, who now collects the tenth, through Abraham paid the tenth,

World English Bible

We can say that through Abraham even Levi, who receives tithes, has paid tithes,

Worrell New Testament

And, so to speak, through Abraham even Levi, who takes tithes, has paid tithes;

Worsley New Testament

And (as one may say) even Levi, who receiveth tithes, paid tithes in Abraham:

Youngs Literal Translation

and so to speak, through Abraham even Levi who is receiving tithes, hath paid tithes,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

I may so say
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

Λευΐ́ 
Leui 
Usage: 5


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

δεκάτη 
Dekate 
Usage: 4

δεκατόω 
Dekatoo 
Usage: 2

in
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Context Readings

The Greatness Of Melchizedek

8 In this case mortal men receive tithes, but in that case one receives them, of whom it is witnessed that he lives on. 9 And, so to speak, through Abraham even Levi, who received tithes, paid tithes, 10 for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.


Cross References

Genesis 14:20

And blessed be God Most High, Who has delivered your enemies into your hand." He gave him a tenth of all.

Romans 5:12

Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--

Hebrews 7:4

Now observe how great this man was to whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth of the choicest spoils.

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