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Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices: but thou hast made me to serve with thy sins, thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities.
Thou hast made
And Aaron shall burn thereon fragrant incense, - morning by morning, when he trimmeth the lamps, shall he burn it;
What then is it to me that - Frankincense from Shebah come in, or Sweet cane from a land afar off? Your own ascending-offerings, are not acceptable, Nor are, your sacrifices, pleasing to me.
Then shall the priest make a perfume at the altar, - the food of an altar-flame for a satisfying odour, - all the fat - unto Yahweh.
and all the fat thereof, shall he remove as the fat from off the peace-offering was removed, and the priest shall make a perfume at the altar, for a satisfying odour unto Yahweh, - so shall the priest put propitiatory-covering over him, and it shall be forgiven him.
I will not take out of thy house - a bullock, Nor out of thy folds - he-goats;
Thou hast made
Your new moons and your appointed feasts, my soul, hateth, - They have become unto me a burden I am too weary to bear:
Then said he - Hear, I pray you, O house of David! Is it, too little, for you to weary men, that ye must weary even my God?
But, they, rebelled, and grieved his Holy Spirit, - And so he turned against them as an enemy, he himself, fought against them.
Forty years, loathed I that generation, So I said - A people going astray in heart, they are, Even they, have not known my ways!
Then shall they who have escaped of you remember me, among the nations whither they have been carried captive, In that I have broken their adulterous heart, which hath turned aside from me, And their eyes which have adulterously gone after their manufactured gods, So shall they become loathsome in their own sight, for the wicked things which they have done in all their abominations.
Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, But hast enraged me with all these things Therefore also behold! I thy way, upon thine own head, will place Declareth My Lord Yahweh, And thou shalt not commit a crime above all thine abominations
Lo! I, am pressed under you, - as a full cart is pressed by its sheaves,
But accursed is he that defraudeth, who, when there is in his flock a male, yet voweth and sacrificeth a corrupt thing to the Lord, for, a great king, am I, saith Yahweh of hosts, and, my Name, is revered among the nations.
And, this, a second time, will ye do, covering with tears, the altar of Yahweh, weeping and making outcry, - because he will not again turn unto the gift, and receive it with acceptance, at your hands?