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Strong's #3198 - Μελχισεδέκ

of Hebrew origin (H4442)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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Melchizedek = "king of righteousness"
  1. the king of Salem and priest of the most high God, who lived in the days of Abraham
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

Μελχισέδεκ (in Josephus, Antiquities 1, 10, 2 Μελχισεδεκης, Μελχισεδεκου), (מַלְכִּי־צֶדֶק, king of righteousness), Melchizedek, king of Salem (see under Σαλήμ) and priest of the most high God, who lived in the days of Abraham: Hebrews 5:6, 10; Hebrews 6:20; Hebrews 7:1, 10f, 15, 17, 21 (R G L); cf. Genesis 14:18ff; Psalm 109:4 (). (Cf. B. D., under the word.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Μελχισεδέκ ,


(Heb. H4442),

Melchizedek: Hebrews 5:6; Hebrews 5:10; Hebrews 6:20; Hebrews 7:1; Hebrews 7:10-11; Hebrews 7:15; Hebrews 7:17.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the description of Μελχισεδέκ as ἀπάτωρ, ἀμήτωρ, in Hebrews 7:8, see the reff. under these words, and add PSI V. 450.50 (ii/iii A.D.) (with note), ib. 458.5 (A.D. 155). The name is never spelt in Greek with ζ either in the Old or in the New Testament (Burkitt, Syriac Forms, p. 28).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
Μελχισεδεκ Μελχισεδέκ Μελχισεδὲκ Μελχισέδεκ Melchisedek Melchisedék Melchisedèk
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