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Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts מַלְכִּי-צֶדֶק(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. mehl-KI-zə-dehk(English)  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsMelchisedech, Melkisetek, Malki Tzedek

Meaning & History

Means "my king is righteousness" from Hebrew מֶלֶךְ‏ (mélekh) meaning "king" and צֶדֶק (tzédek) meaning "righteousness". In the Old Testament this is the name of a priest king who gives Abraham a blessing.
Added 3/13/2006 by AndrewJKD
Edited 10/30/2020 by HL