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To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he goats.
He who slaughters 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 oblation, [as] swine's blood. He who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yea, they have chosen t
1 Samuel 15:22
And Samuel said, Has LORD as great delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices, and thy burnt-offerings [being] continually before me.
For thou delight not in sacrifice, else I would give it. Thou have no pleasure in burnt-offering.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination. How much more when he brings it with a wicked mind!
To what purpose does there come 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.
Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt-offerings to your sacrifices, and eat ye flesh.
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.
Will LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, [or] with ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
But after going, learn what this means, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners for repentance.
one young bullock, one ram, one he-lamb a year old, for a burnt-offering;
And on the second day, twelve young bullocks, two rams, fourteen he-lambs a year old without blemish,
I will declare thy righteousness. And as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.