And it came to pass after these things, that God did test Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here am I.
And blessed be the most high God, who has delivered your enemies into your hand. And he gave him tithes of all.
For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;
To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;
Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
Harden not your hearts, as in the rebellion, in the day of testing in the wilderness:
And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were allies with Abram.
And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take the goods to yourself.
And Abraham drew near, and said, will you also destroy the righteous with the wicked?
And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.
And the children of Heth answered Abraham, saying unto him,