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Genesis 14:17-19 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Abram Is Blessed by Melchizedek

17 Abram returned after he had defeated King Chedorlaomer and the other kings. Then the king of Sodom went to meet Abram in Shaveh Valley, which is also known as King’s Valley.

18 King Melchizedek of Salem was a priest of God Most High. He brought out some bread and wine 19 and said to Abram:

“I bless you in the name
    of God Most High,
Creator of heaven and earth.

Genesis 14:17-19 New International Version (NIV)

17 After Abram returned from defeating Kedorlaomer and the kings allied with him, the king of Sodom came out to meet him in the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley).

18 Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High, 19 and he blessed Abram, saying,

“Blessed be Abram by God Most High,
    Creator of heaven and earth.

New International Version (NIV)

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