Definition of Melchizedek in English:

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Pronunciation: /mɛlˈkɪzɪdɛk/
(In the Bible) a priest and king of Salem (which is usually identified with Jerusalem). He was revered by Abraham, who paid tithes to him (Gen. 14:18).

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