As king of "Salem" and priest of "God Most High" Melchisedek blessed Abraham. He is the subject of a brief and enigmatic mention in Ps 110, and so of discussion in Hebrews 5:6-10 and 7:1-17. The name "Melchisedek" means "righteous king".
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