Melchizedek definition

mĕl-kĭzĭ-dĕk
In the Bible, the high priest and king of Salem who blessed Abraham.
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The higher order of priesthood.
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(mormon ch.) Designating or of the higher order of priests.
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(bible, person, proper) The priest and king of Salem who blessed Abraham: Gen. 14:18
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
melchizedek
Plural:
melchizedeks

Origin of melchizedek

  • Hebrew malkî-ṭedeq melek king mlk in Semitic roots my ṭedeq righteousness ṭdq in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After Melchizedek

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition