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Hebrews 7:16

16 who has become a priest, not on the basis of a legal requirement concerning bodily descent, but by the power of an indestructible life.

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Hebrews 7:16 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 one who has become a priest not on the basis of a regulation as to his ancestry but on the basis of the power of an indestructible life.

Hebrews 7:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.

Hebrews 7:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 Jesus became a priest, not by meeting the physical requirement of belonging to the tribe of Levi, but by the power of a life that cannot be destroyed.

Hebrews 7:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 who has come, not according to the law of a fleshly commandment, but according to the power of an endless life.

Hebrews 7:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 He was not made a priest by human rules and laws but through the power of his life, which continues forever.

Hebrews 7:16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

16 who hath been made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life:

Hebrews 7:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 who has been constituted not according to law of fleshly commandment, but according to power of indissoluble life.

Hebrews 7:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 That person is a priest, not because he met human requirements, but because he has power that comes from a life that cannot be destroyed.

Hebrews 7:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 who did not become a priest based on a legal command concerning physical descent but based on the power of an indestructible life.

Hebrews 7:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 one who has become a priest, not through a legal requirement concerning physical descent, but through the power of an indestructible life.

Hebrews 7:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 who has become a priest not according to a law of physical requirement, but according to the power of an indestructible life.

Hebrews 7:16 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

16 He has not become a priest because of a rule about his family line. He has become a priest because of his powerful life. His life can never be destroyed.

Hebrews 7:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 who has become such not on the basis of a law of physical requirement, but according to the power of an indestructible life.