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Who Was Melchizedek?


Who Was Melchizedek? Who was Melchizedek according to Judaism? Who was Melchizedek according to Christians? What is the latest or contemporary consensus on the identity of Melchizedek?

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Best Answer Timothy Phelan (tphelan88) says

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    MrMaranatha 4 years ago

    I was unaware of what the Targum and Talmud said about him.. I figured it out after a Pastor asked the Question and got me thinking about it.. later I studied the Gineology and it made sense since Shem was still alive and family Priest at the time.


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    Timothy Phelan (tphelan88) 4 years ago

    I don't believe Melchizedek was a previous manifestation of Christ, but rather a foreshadowing of the role Christ would play as both priest & king, as role not provided for in the Old Covenant, but significant that God has made a New Covenant for


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    MrMaranatha 4 years ago

    If you study the Gineology and count the years... you will find that there are huge overlaps in lifespans. Especialy untill Shem Died which was about 80 years AFTER Abrahams meeting with Melchizedek.


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    Judah's Daughter 4 years ago

    Heb 7:3 clearly states "without genealogy". If Shem was renamed, just as Abram and Jacob were renamed, the latter are not said to be 'without genealogy'.


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    MrMaranatha 4 years ago

    NOT a Gentile.


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