HE WAS THE MESSIAH....
AV Hb 3:1 . Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;
THE MESSIAH IS THE KING AND HIGH PRIEST OF ISRAEL AND HIGH PRIEST OF GOD
AV Gn 14:18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he [was] the priest of the most high God.
MELCHIZEDEK WAS THE PRIEST OF THE MOST HIGH GOD...
MELCHIZEDEK NAME MEANS:
H4442 Malkiy-Tsedeq mal-kee-tseh'-dek
from H4428 and H6664;
king of righteousness; Malki-Tsedek, an early king in Palestine.
H4428 melek meh'-lek
KJV: king, royal.
H6664 tsedeq tseh'-dek
the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity.
KJV: X even, (X that which is altogether) just(-ice), ((un-))right(-eous) (cause, -ly, - ness).
AV Ps 110:4 The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou [art] a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.
AV Hb 5:10 . Called of God an high priest after the order of Melchisedec.
AV Hb 5:11 Of whom we have many things to say, and hard to be uttered, seeing ye are dull of hearing.
HE KNEW IT WOULD BE HARD TO UNDERSTAND...
AV Hb 6:20 Whither the forerunner is for us entered, [even] Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
AV Hb 7:1 . For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;
AV Hb 7:2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;
WHO IS THE KING OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? THE KING OF PEACE? THE MESSIAH
AV Isa 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
THESE TITLES ALL BELONG TO THE MESSIAH
AV Jer 33:15 In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David; and he shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.
AV Jer 33:16 In those days shall Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: and this [is the name] wherewith she shall be called, The LORD our righteousness.
AV Jer 33:17 . For thus saith the LORD; David shall never want a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel;
AV Jer 33:18 Neither shall the priests the Levites want a man before me to offer burnt offerings, and to kindle meat offerings, and to do sacrifice continually.
AV Jer 23:6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this [is] his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.
G3198 Melchisedek mel-khis-ed-ek'
of Hebrew origin (H4442);
Melchisedek (i.e. Malkitsedek), a patriarch.
AV Re 17:14 . These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him [are] called, and chosen, and faithful.
AV Re 19:16 And he hath on [his] vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.