Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 slaughtering the ox, striking a man; he sacrificing a sheep, broke a dog's neck; he bringing up a gift, swine's blood; he making remembrance of frankincense, praising vanity; also they chose their ways, and in their abominations their soul delighted.
1 Samuel 15:22
And Samuel will say, Was it pleasing to Jehovah in burnt-offerings and sacrifices as to hear to the voice of Jehovah? Behold, to hear, above a good sacrifice, and to hearken, above the fat of rams.
Not for thy sacrifices will I reprove thee and for thy burnt-offerings, being always before me.
For thou wilt not delight in sacrifice, and thou wilt not take pleasure in burnt-offering.
The sacrifice of the unjust an abomination of Jehovah: and the prayer of the upright his acceptance.
The sacrifice of the unjust is an abomination, for also he will bring it in mischief.
Wherefore this to me shall frankincense come from Sheba, and the good cane from a land from far off? your burnt-offerings are not for acceptance, and your sacrifices were not sweet to me.
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel; Add your burnt-offerings upon your sacrifices and eat flesh.
I hated, I rejected your festivals, and I will not smell in your assemblies.
Will Jehovah delight in thousands of rams, in ten thousands of torrents of oil? shall I give my first-born my transgression? the fruit of my belly, the sin of my soul?
And having gone, learn what is this, I wish mercy, and not sacrifice: for I came not to call the just, but the sinful to repentance.
One bullock, son of a cow, one ram, one lamb, son of his year, for a burnt-offering:
And in the second day, twelve bullocks, sons of a cow, two rams, fourteen blameless lambs, sons of a year.
I will announce thy justice and thy works, and they shall not profit thee.