For when Melchizedek met Abraham, Levi was still in the loin of his ancestor.
Cross ReferencesHebrews 5:6
And in another passage God says: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."
And so to speak, Levi, who collects the tenth, paid the tenth through Abraham.
Now if perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood (upon which basis the people received the Law), why was there still need for another priest to appear--one in the order of Melchizedek and not in the order of Aaron?
Chapter Outline1. Christ Jesus is a priest after the order of Melchizedek;
11. and so far more excellent than the priests of Aaron's order.
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