Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

Bible References

Hate

Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is His delight.
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of a wicked person is detestable—
how much more so
when he brings it with ulterior motives!
Proverbs 28:9
Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law—
even his prayer is detestable.
Isaiah 1:11
“What are all your sacrifices to Me?”
asks the Lord.
“I have had enough of burnt offerings and rams
and the fat of well-fed cattle;
I have no desire for the blood of bulls,
lambs, or male goats.
Isaiah 66:3
One slaughters an ox, one kills a man;
one sacrifices a lamb, one breaks a dog’s neck;
one offers a grain offering, one offers pig’s blood;
one offers incense, one praises an idol—
all these have chosen their ways
and delight in their detestable practices.
Jeremiah 6:20
What use to Me is frankincense from Sheba
or sweet cane from a distant land?
Your burnt offerings are not acceptable;
your sacrifices do not please Me.
Jeremiah 7:21
This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: “Add your burnt offerings to your other sacrifices, and eat the meat yourselves,
Hosea 8:13
Though they offer sacrificial gifts
and eat the flesh,
the Lord does not accept them.
Now He will remember their guilt
and punish their sins;
they will return to Egypt.
Matthew 23:14
[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]

I will

Genesis 8:21
When the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, He said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, even though man’s inclination is evil from his youth. And I will never again strike down every living thing as I have done.
Leviticus 26:31
I will reduce your cities to ruins and devastate your sanctuaries. I will not smell the pleasing aroma of your sacrifices.
Ephesians 5:2
And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.
Philippians 4:18
But I have received everything in full, and I have an abundance. I am fully supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you provided—a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

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