Melchizedek

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Mel·chiz·e·dek 1

 (mĕl-kĭz′ĭ-dĕk′)
In the Bible, the high priest and king of Salem who blessed Abraham.

[Hebrew malkî-ṣedeq : melek, king; see mlk in Semitic roots + , my + ṣedeq, righteousness; see ṣdq in Semitic roots.]

Mel·chiz·e·dek 2

 (mĕl-kĭz′ĭ-dĕk′)
n. Mormon Church
The higher order of priesthood.

[After Melchizedek.]

Mel·chiz′e·dek′ adj.

Melchizedek

(mɛlˈkɪzəˌdɛk)
n
(Bible) Old Testament the priest-king of Salem who blessed Abraham (Genesis 14:18–19) and was taken as a prototype of Christ's priesthood (Hebrews 7). Douay spelling: Melchisedech

Mel•chiz•e•dek

(mɛlˈkɪz ɪˌdɛk)

n.
1. a priest and king of Salem. Gen. 14:18.
2. the higher order of priests in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Among the Christian fathers that rejected the identification of Melchizedek with Shem we also mention Procopius of Gaza (Comentariu la Facere, in PG 87,333) and Marcus Eremita (De Melchisedech, in PG 65,1121B).
Schwetz S, Olze H, Melchisedech S, Grigorov A, Latza R.
Non solo l'attenzione al dettaglio geografico pare assecondare la curiosita dei lettori nei confronti di orizzonti lontani (7), ma, come proveremo a illustrare, permette di collegare temi e soluzioni narrative interdipendenti: le novelle ambientate, interamente o parzialmente, nel Nordafrica sembrano presentare alcune tematiche affini, tanto da poter essere esaminate in modo unitario (8) ; quelle con protagonisti Melchisedech (I, 3), Bernabo, Ambruogiuolo e Zinevra (II, 9), Gostanza e Martuccio Gomito (V, 2) e Messer Torello (IX, 9) sono proiettate su uno sfondo 'fantastico' e affrontano la questione dell'etica cortese come regolatrice dei rapporti umani, laddove la II, 9 e la V, 2 si soffermano sul ruolo delle donne, equiparate agli uomini entro contesti e avventure fantastiche.
Blaeu's map was copied for the map of the world set into the pavement of the Groote Burger-Zaal of the new Amsterdam Town Hall in 1655, (82) and by Melchisedech Thevenot to produce his map, Hollandia Nova--Terre Australe (83) (Fig.
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Tengo que senalar, sin embargo, que la expresion Melchisedech ritu, traducida en esta edicion por "como Melquisedec", no se usa en los Padres ni escritores eclesiasticos, sino que solo muy tarde empieza a usarse en los tratados teologicos y parece ser que no con mucha frecuencia.
Drappier's largest champagne bottle, opened for the first time in Lebanon and the Middle East Melchisedech is the largest bottle of champagne in the world.
For Filomena's next story of Saladin and Melchisedech, Neifile has set the stage further away from the central site of Western Christendom.
Como el rey Melchisedech, no tienen parientes ni genealogia.
Here, they uniquely produce the world's largest bottle, a melchisedech, the equivalent of 40 bottles.
No menos interesante es la respuesta que el judio Melchisedech da a Sala dino, triunfador sobre cristianos y sarracenos, acerca de cual de las tres religiones, la judia, la cristiana y la mahometana era la verdadera.
This map therefore stands along with the very few printed maps devoted solely to Australia, such as Hessel Gerritsz' two printed maps of 1627 and 1618 (updated to 1628) and the later French and English productions by Melchisedech Thevenot (1663) and Emanuel Bowen (1744) (15).