Hebrews 5:6
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New Living Translation
And in another passage God said to him, "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

King James Bible
As he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

Darby Bible Translation
Even as also in another place he says, Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedec.

World English Bible
As he says also in another place, "You are a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek."

Young's Literal Translation
as also in another place He saith, 'Thou art a priest -- to the age, according to the order of Melchisedek;'

Hebrews 5:6 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

5:6 Psa 110:4.

Hebrews 5:6 Parallel Commentaries

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Prayer --A Privilege, Princely, Sacred
I am the creature of a day, passing through life as an arrow through the air. I am a spirit come from God and returning to God; just hovering over the great gulf; till a few moments hence I am no more seen; I drop into an unchangeable eternity! I want to know one thing, the way to heaven; how to land safe on that happy shore. God Himself has condescended to teach the way; for this end He came from heaven. He hath written it down in a book. give me that book! At any price give me the Book of God!
Edward M. Bounds—The Reality of Prayer

Jesus Christ an Example of Prayer
Christ, when He saw that He must die, and that nowHis time was come, He wore His body out: He cared not, as it were, what became of Him: He wholly spent Himself in preaching all day, and in praying all night, preaching in the temple those terrible parables and praying in the garden such prayers, as the seventeenth of John, and "Thy will be done!" even to a bloody sweat.--Thomas Goodwin. The Bible record of the life of Jesus Christ gives but a glance of His busy doing, a small selection of His many
Edward M. Bounds—The Reality of Prayer

The Ministry and Prayer
"Of course the preacher is above all others distinguished as a man of prayer. He prays as an ordinary Christian, else he were a hypocrite. He prays more than ordinary Christians else he were disqualified for the office he has undertaken If you as ministers are not very prayerful you are to be pitied. If you become lax in sacred devotion, not only will you need to be pitied but your people also, and the day cometh in which you will be ashamed and confounded. Our seasons of fastings and prayer at the
Edward M. Bounds—The Weapon of Prayer

But Infirmity Pleadeth Its Part, and with Favor of the Crowds Proclaims Itself To...
38. But infirmity pleadeth its part, and with favor of the crowds proclaims itself to have a cause invincible. Where it contradicts, and says, "What way is there among men, who without doubt by being deceived are turned aside from a deadly harm to others or themselves, to succor men in peril, if our affection as men may not incline us to lie?" If it will hear me patiently, this crowd of mortality, crowd of infirmity, I will say somewhat in answer on the behalf of truth. Surely at the least pious,
St. Augustine—Against Lying

Cross References
Genesis 14:18
And Melchizedek, the king of Salem and a priest of God Most High, brought Abram some bread and wine.

Psalm 110:4
The LORD has taken an oath and will not break his vow: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

Hebrews 5:10
And God designated him to be a High Priest in the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 6:20
Jesus has already gone in there for us. He has become our eternal High Priest in the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:8
The priests who collect tithes are men who die, so Melchizedek is greater than they are, because we are told that he lives on.

Hebrews 7:11
So if the priesthood of Levi, on which the law was based, could have achieved the perfection God intended, why did God need to establish a different priesthood, with a priest in the order of Melchizedek instead of the order of Levi and Aaron?

Hebrews 7:17
And the psalmist pointed this out when he prophesied, "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

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