Hebrews 7:7
New International Version
And without doubt the lesser is blessed by the greater.

New Living Translation
And without question, the person who has the power to give a blessing is greater than the one who is blessed.

English Standard Version
It is beyond dispute that the inferior is blessed by the superior.

Berean Study Bible
And indisputably, the lesser is blessed by the greater.

Berean Literal Bible
And apart from all dispute, the inferior is blessed by the superior.

King James Bible
And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.

New King James Version
Now beyond all contradiction the lesser is blessed by the better.

New American Standard Bible
But without any dispute the lesser person is blessed by the greater.

NASB 1995
But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.

NASB 1977
But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.

Amplified Bible
Yet it is beyond all dispute that the lesser person is always blessed by the greater one.

Christian Standard Bible
Without a doubt, the inferior is blessed by the superior.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Without a doubt, the inferior is blessed by the superior.

American Standard Version
But without any dispute the less is blessed of the better.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But without dispute, he who is lesser is blessed by him who is greater than he.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone agrees a person who gives a blessing is greater than the one who receives the blessing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And without all contradiction, that which is less, is blessed by the better.

English Revised Version
But without any dispute the less is blessed of the better.

Good News Translation
There is no doubt that the one who blesses is greater than the one who is blessed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
No one can deny that the more important person blesses the less important person.

International Standard Version
It is beyond dispute that the less important person is blessed by the more important person.

Literal Standard Version
and apart from all controversy, the less is blessed by the better—

NET Bible
Now without dispute the inferior is blessed by the superior,

New Heart English Bible
But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.

Weymouth New Testament
And beyond all dispute it is always the inferior who is blessed by the superior.

World English Bible
But without any dispute the lesser is blessed by the greater.

Young's Literal Translation
and apart from all controversy, the less by the better is blessed --

Additional Translations ...
Context
Melchizedek and Abraham
6But Melchizedek, who did not trace his descent from Levi, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises. 7And indisputably, the lesser is blessed by the greater. 8In the case of the Levites, mortal men collect the tenth; but in the case of Melchizedek, it is affirmed that he lives on.…

Cross References
Hebrews 7:6
But Melchizedek, who did not trace his descent from Levi, collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises.

Hebrews 7:8
In the case of the Levites, mortal men collect the tenth; but in the case of Melchizedek, it is affirmed that he lives on.


Treasury of Scripture

And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.

without.

1 Timothy 3:16
And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

the less.

Hebrews 11:20,21
By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come…

Genesis 27:20-40
And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because the LORD thy God brought it to me…

Genesis 28:1-4
And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan…









(7) And without all contradiction.--Better, but without any dispute. Two parts of the argument are specified in this verse and Hebrews 7:6. Melchizedek has blessed Abraham; but certainly (in every such act of blessing as is here contemplated) it is the less that is blessed by the greater. The conclusion, that Melchizedek in this act appears as Abraham's superior, it did not seem necessary to express.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

indisputably,
ἀντιλογίας (antilogias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 485: Contradiction, contention, rebellion. From a derivative of antilego; dispute, disobedience.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

lesser
ἔλαττον (elatton)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular - Comparative
Strong's 1640: Less, smaller; poorer, inferior. Or elatton el-at-tone'; comparative of the same as elachistos; smaller.

is blessed
εὐλογεῖται (eulogeitai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2127: (lit: I speak well of) I bless; pass: I am blessed. From a compound of eu and logos; to speak well of, i.e. to bless.

by
ὑπὸ (hypo)
Preposition
Strong's 5259: A primary preposition; under, i.e. of place, or with verbs; of place (underneath) or where (below) or time (when).

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

greater.
κρείττονος (kreittonos)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Singular - Comparative
Strong's 2909: Stronger, more excellent. Comparative of a derivative of kratos; stronger, i.e. better, i.e. Nobler.


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