Parallel Verses

Amplified

The Lord has sworn and will not revoke or change it: You are a priest forever, after the manner and order of Melchizedek.

New American Standard Bible

The LORD has sworn and will not change His mind, "You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek."

King James Version

The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.

Holman Bible

The Lord has sworn an oath and will not take it back:
“Forever, You are a priest
like Melchizedek.”

International Standard Version

The LORD took an oath and will never recant: "You are a priest forever, after the manner of Melchizedek."

A Conservative Version

LORD has sworn, and will not repent. Thou are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

American Standard Version

Jehovah hath sworn, and will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever After the order of Melchizedek.

Darby Translation

Jehovah hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD has sworn and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah sware and he will not lament, Thou a priest forever according to the manner of Melchizedeck.

King James 2000

The LORD has sworn, and will not relent, You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh has sworn and he will not change [his mind], "You [are] a priest forever according to the manner of Melchizedek."

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah has sworn, and will not repent, You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD sware, and will not repent, "Thou art a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek."

NET Bible

The Lord makes this promise on oath and will not revoke it: "You are an eternal priest after the pattern of Melchizedek."

New Heart English Bible

The LORD has sworn, and will not change his mind: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, hath sworn - and will not repent, Thou, shalt be a priest unto times age-abiding, after the manner of Melchizedek.

Webster

The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.

World English Bible

Yahweh has sworn, and will not change his mind: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah hath sworn, and doth not repent, 'Thou art a priest to the age, According to the order of Melchizedek.'

Context Readings

The Priestly King

3 Your people will offer themselves willingly in the day of Your power, in the beauty of holiness and in holy array out of the womb of the morning; to You [will spring forth] Your young men, who are as the dew. 4 The Lord has sworn and will not revoke or change it: You are a priest forever, after the manner and order of Melchizedek. 5 The Lord at Your right hand will shatter kings in the day of His indignation.


Cross References

Numbers 23:19

God is not a man, that He should tell or act a lie, neither the son of man, that He should feel repentance or compunction [for what He has promised]. Has He said and shall He not do it? Or has He spoken and shall He not make it good?

Hebrews 5:6

As He says also in another place, You are a Priest [appointed] forever after the order (with the rank) of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:17

For it is witnessed of Him, You are a Priest forever after the order (with the rank) of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:21

For those who formerly became priests received their office without its being confirmed by the taking of an oath by God, but this One was designated and addressed and saluted with an oath, The Lord has sworn and will not regret it or change His mind, You are a Priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.

Genesis 14:18

Melchizedek king of Salem [later called Jerusalem] brought out bread and wine [for their nourishment]; he was the priest of God Most High,

Zechariah 6:13

Yes, [you are building a temple of the Lord, but] it is He Who shall build the [true] temple of the Lord, and He shall bear the honor and glory [as of the only begotten of the Father] and shall sit and rule upon His throne. And He shall be a Priest upon His throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between the two [offices -- "Priest and King].

Hebrews 7:28

For the Law sets up men in their weakness [frail, sinful, dying human beings] as high priests, but the word of [God's] oath, which [was spoken later] after the institution of the Law, [chooses and appoints as priest One Whose appointment is complete and permanent], a Son Who has been made perfect forever.

Psalm 89:34-36

My covenant will I not break or profane, nor alter the thing that is gone out of My lips.

Psalm 132:11

The Lord swore to David in truth; He will not turn back from it: One of the fruit of your body I will set upon your throne.

Hebrews 6:13-18

For when God made [His] promise to Abraham, He swore by Himself, since He had no one greater by whom to swear,

Hebrews 6:20-3

Where Jesus has entered in for us [in advance], a Forerunner having become a High Priest forever after the order (with the rank) of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:11

Now if perfection (a perfect fellowship between God and the worshiper) had been attainable by the Levitical priesthood -- "for under it the people were given the Law -- "why was it further necessary that there should arise another and different kind of Priest, one after the order of Melchizedek, rather than one appointed after the order and rank of Aaron?

Revelation 1:6

And formed us into a kingdom (a royal race), priests to His God and Father -- "to Him be the glory and the power and the majesty and the dominion throughout the ages and forever and ever. Amen (so be it).

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