And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; he was priest of God Most High. And he blessed him and said, "Blessed be Abram by God Most High, maker of heaven and earth; and blessed be God Most High, who has delivered your enemies into your hand!"
Melchizedek has strong associations with alchemy, as High Priest of the cosmic Order of Melchizedek. It was said he was not born and could not die. Indeed, he brought the science of alchemy and transmutation to mankind.