Weymouth New Testament in Modern Speech: Hebrews

Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,381 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.7
LoC Category: BS
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ame signifies, King of righteousness, and secondly King of Salem, that is, King of peace: 007:003 with no father or mother, and no record of ancestry: having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made a type of the Son of God--this man Melchizedek remains a priest for ever. 007:004 Now think how great this priest-king must have been to whom Abraham the patriarch gave a tenth part of the best of the spoil. 007:005 And those of the descendants of Levi who receive the priesthood are authorized by the Law to take tithes from the people, that is, from their brethren, though these have sprung from Abraham. 007:006 But, in this instance, one who does not trace his origin from them takes tithes from Abraham, and pronounces a blessing on him to whom the promises belong. 007:007 And beyond all dispute it is always the inferior who is blessed by the superior. 007:008 Moreover here frail mortal men receive tithes: there one receives them about whom there is evidence that he is alive. 007:009 And Levi too--if I m

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