1. and blessed him; 2. To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all;
first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem,
which is, King of peace; 3. Without father, without mother, without descent, having
neither beginning of days,
nor end of life;
but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.
4. Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.
5. And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood,
have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law,
that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:
Heil, Hebrews, 162, ABBA.