Parallel Verses

World English Bible

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies.

New American Standard Bible

"I hate, I reject your festivals, Nor do I delight in your solemn assemblies.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

I hate, I despise your feasts!
I can’t stand the stench
of your solemn assemblies.

International Standard Version

"I hate I despise your festival days, and your solemn convocations stink.

A Conservative Version

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.

American Standard Version

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.

Amplified

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will not smell a savor or take delight in your solemn assemblies.

Bible in Basic English

Your feasts are disgusting to me, I will have nothing to do with them; I will take no delight in your holy meetings.

Darby Translation

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will not smell a sweet odour in your solemn assemblies.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I hate, I despise your solemnities, and I will not savour your assemblies.

Julia Smith Translation

I hated, I rejected your festivals, and I will not smell in your assemblies.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I hate, I despise your festivals, and I take no delight in your assemblies.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'I hate and abhor your holidays, and whereas ye cense me when ye come together I will not accept it.

NET Bible

"I absolutely despise your festivals! I get no pleasure from your religious assemblies!

New Heart English Bible

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies.

The Emphasized Bible

I hate, I despise your festivals, - and can scent no fragrance in your solemn feasts.

Webster

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

Youngs Literal Translation

I have hated -- I have loathed your festivals, And I am not refreshed by your restraints.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I hate
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

חג חג 
Chag 
Usage: 62

and I will not smell
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 11

Images Amos 5:21

Prayers for Amos 5:21

Context Readings

The Day Of Yahweh

20 Won't the day of Yahweh be darkness, and not light? Even very dark, and no brightness in it? 21 I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies. 22 Yes, though you offer me your burnt offerings and meal offerings, I will not accept them; neither will I regard the peace offerings of your fat animals.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:31

I will lay your cities waste, and will bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not take delight in the sweet fragrance of your offerings.

Isaiah 1:11-16

"What are the multitude of your sacrifices to me?," says Yahweh. "I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed animals. I don't delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.

Isaiah 66:3

He who kills an ox is as he who kills a man; he who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck; he who offers an offering, [as he who offers] pig's blood; he who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yes, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations:

Jeremiah 6:20

To what purpose comes there to me frankincense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me."

Genesis 8:21

Yahweh smelled the pleasant aroma. Yahweh said in his heart, "I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again strike everything living, as I have done.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: how much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind!

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Jeremiah 7:21-23

Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices, and eat meat.

Hosea 8:13

As for the sacrifices of my offerings, they sacrifice flesh and eat it; But Yahweh doesn't accept them. Now he will remember their iniquity, and punish their sins. They will return to Egypt.

Matthew 23:13

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.

Ephesians 5:2

Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things, and abound. I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, a sweet-smelling fragrance, an acceptable and well-pleasing sacrifice to God.

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