Melchizedek

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מַלְכִּי־צֶדֶק ‎(malki-tsédek). The name literally means “righteousness is my king”.

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Melchizedek

  1. A king and priest mentioned in the book of Genesis; contemporary of Abraham.

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Melchizedek ‎(plural Melchizedeks)

  1. A very large champagne bottle (named after the King) with the capacity of about 30 liters, equivalent to 40 standard bottles.