Melchizedek: Genesis 14

Bible Text: Genesis 14, Psalm 110, Hebrews 7 | Preacher: Pastor Stewart White | Series: Genesis |

[Gen 14:1]

Amraphel king of Shinar: sayer of darkness; (Babylon),
Arioch king of Ellasar: lion-like (Babylonia, c. 28 miles E of Ur)
Chedorlaomer king of Elam: handful of sheaves: Servant of Lagamar (a high goddess in the Elamite pantheon) (far west and southwest of modern-day Iran)
Tidal king of Goiim: great son: (non-Hebrew people)

[Gen 14:2]

Bera king of Sodom: son of evil (burning; burnt ones)
Birsha king of Gomorrah: with iniquity (Worship of Iniquity)
Shinab king of Admah: splendour of the father (red earth: Siddim valley)
Shemeber king of Zeboiim: lofty flight (gazelles; goats)
king of Bela (that is, Zoar): destruction: (insignificance)

Melchizedek Psalm 110; Hebrews 7

[Heb 5:6 NKJV] As [He] also says in another [place]: "You [are] a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek";

[Heb 5:10 NKJV] called by God as High Priest "according to the order of Melchizedek,"
Hebrews 7

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