New Living Translation
And without question, the person who has the power to give a blessing is greater than the one who is blessed.
King James Bible
And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.
Darby Bible Translation
But beyond all gainsaying, the inferior is blessed by the better.
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 --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:7 The less is blessed - Authoritatively, of the greater.
LibraryChrist Our High Priest.
"Now, if there was perfection through the Levitical priesthood (for under it hath the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should arise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be reckoned after the order of Aaron? For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law. For he of whom these things are said belongeth to another tribe, from which no man hath given attendance at the altar. For it is evident that our Lord hath sprung …
Frank G. Allen—Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel
The Great High Priest
Christ a Complete Saviour:
But Melchizedek, who was not a descendant of Levi, collected a tenth from Abraham. And Melchizedek placed a blessing upon Abraham, the one who had already received the promises of God.
The priests who collect tithes are men who die, so Melchizedek is greater than they are, because we are told that he lives on.
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