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Hebrews 7:13

    Hebrews 7:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For he of whom these things are spoken pertaineth to another tribe, of which no man gave attendance at the altar.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For he of whom these things are spoken pertains to another tribe, of which no man gave attendance at the altar.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For he of whom these things are said belongeth to another tribe, from which no man hath given attendance at the altar.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For he of whom these things are said comes of another tribe, of which no man has ever made offerings at the altar.

    Webster's Revision

    For he of whom these things are said belongeth to another tribe, from which no man hath given attendance at the altar.

    World English Bible

    For he of whom these things are said belongs to another tribe, from which no one has officiated at the altar.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For he of whom these things are said belongeth to another tribe, from which no man hath given attendance at the altar.

    Clarke's Commentary on Hebrews 7:13

    For he of whom these things are spoken - That is, Jesus the Messiah, spoken of in Psalm 110:4, who came, not from the tribe of Levi, but from the tribe of Judah, of which tribe no priest ever ministered at a Jewish altar, nor could minister according to the law.

    Barnes' Notes on Hebrews 7:13

    For he of whom these things are spoken - The Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to whom they had reference. The things here spoken of pertain to his office as priest; his being of the order of Melchizedek. The apostle here "assumes" it as a point concerning which there could be no dispute, that these things referred to the Lord Jesus. Those whom he addressed would not be disposed to call this in question, and his argument had conducted him to this conclusion.

    Pertaineth to another tribe - To the tribe of Judah; Hebrews 7:14.

    Of which no man gave attendance at the altar - The priestly office pertained only to the tribe of Levi. No one of the tribe of Judah had any part in the performance of the duties of that office. This was settled by the Jewish Law.

    Wesley's Notes on Hebrews 7:13

    7:13 But the priesthood is manifestly changed from one order to another, and from one tribe to another. For he of whom these things are spoken - Namely, Jesus. Pertaineth to another tribe - That of Judah. Of which no man was suffered by the law to attend on, or minister at, the altar.