Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

Amplified


The Lord has sworn [an oath] and will not change His mind:
You are a priest forever
According to the order of Melchizedek.”

Darby Translation

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

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 volunteer
on Your day of battle.
In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn,
the dew of Your youth belongs to You.
4 The Lord has sworn an oath and will not take it back:
“Forever, You are a priest
like Melchizedek.”
5 The Lord is at Your right hand;
He will crush kings on the day of His anger.


Cross References

Numbers 23:19

God is not a man who lies,
or a son of man who changes His mind.
Does He speak and not act,
or promise and not fulfill?

Hebrews 5:6

also said in another passage, You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:17

For it has been testified:

You are a priest forever
in the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:21

but He became a priest with an oath made by the One who said to Him:

The Lord has sworn,
and He will not change His mind,
You are a priest forever.

Genesis 14:18

Then Melchizedek, king of Salem, brought out bread and wine; he was a priest to God Most High.

Zechariah 6:13

Yes, He will build the Lord’s temple; He will be clothed in splendor and will sit on His throne and rule. There will also be a priest on His throne, and there will be peaceful counsel between the two of them.

Hebrews 7:28

For the law appoints as high priests men who are weak, but the promise of the oath, which came after the law, appoints a Son, who has been perfected forever.

Psalm 89:34-36

I will not violate My covenant
or change what My lips have said.

Psalm 132:11

The Lord swore an oath to David,
a promise He will not abandon:
“I will set one of your descendants
on your throne.

Hebrews 6:13-18

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since He had no one greater to swear by, He swore by Himself:

Hebrews 6:20-3

Jesus has entered there on our behalf as a forerunner, because He has become a high priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:11

If then, perfection came through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there for another priest to appear, said to be in the order of Melchizedek and not in the order of Aaron?

Revelation 1:6

and made us a kingdom, priests to His God and Father—the glory and dominion are His forever and ever. Amen.

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