Melchisedec


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Melchisedec,

variant of MelchizedekMelchizedek
or Melchisedec
[Heb.,=king of righteousness], in the Bible, king of Salem and "priest of the most high God." He blessed Abraham after the defeat of Chedorlaomer, and Abraham gave him tithes from the enemy's spoils.
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Melchisedec Thevenot's map of Australia appeared in his book of travels, which went through many editions as it was published in parts and at different times.
Hollandia Nova Terre Australe in Relations de divers voyages curieux / Melchisedec Thevenot.
The position of the Romanian Orthodox Church towards the establishment of the Roman-Catholic Archbishopric was expressed within the spring session of the Holy Synod from the year 1883, in the paper of the bishop Melchisedec, Papacy and the present state of the Orthodox Church in the Romanian Kingdom.
CONGO: Cannibalism is not part of Congo's culture, but reports that rebels have eaten their victims or forced others to eat family members shows the depths of depravity the four-year civil war is reaching, said Bishop Melchisedec Sikuli Paluku of Butembo-Beni, Congo.
Et Maria [= Miriam], id est synagoga Iudaeorum; et Aaron, id est carnale sacerdotium, et non secundum ordinem Melchisedec, murmurant adversus legem, sed frustra' (Jerome, In Sophoniam (Opera Exegetica, VI.