Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

To what purpose cometh there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet unto me.

Sweet cane

Your burnt

Bible References

To what

Psalm 40:6
Sacrifice and meal-offering, thou didst not delight in, Ears, didst thou pierce for me, - Ascending-sacrifice and sin-bearer, thou didst not ask:
Psalm 50:7
Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will adjure thee, God, thine own God, I am: -
Psalm 66:3
Say unto God - How fearful in thy doings, Through the abounding of thy power, shall thy foes come cringing unto thee;
Isaiah 1:11
Of what use to me, is your multitude of sacrifices: Saith Yahweh: I am sated with ascending-offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts, - In the blood of bulls and young rams and he-goats, have I no pleasure.
Isaiah 66:3
He that slaughtereth an ox, is as one who smiteth a man, He that sacrificeth a lamb, is as one who beheadeth a dog, he that causeth a meal-offering to ascend, offereth it with the blood of swine, He that maketh a memorial of frankincense, is as one who blesseth iniquity: They indeed, have chosen their own ways, And in their own abominations, their soul hath found delight;
Ezekiel 20:39
But as for you, O house of Israel Thus, saith my Lord. Yahweh, Go. serve every man his own manufactured gods, Yet afterwards, surely Ye shall be ready to hearken unto me, - And my holy name, shall ye profane no more, With your gifts, and With your manufactured gods.
Amos 5:21
I hate, I despise your festivals, - and can scent no fragrance in your solemn feasts.
Micah 6:6
Wherewith, shall I come before Yahweh? bow myself to God on high? Shall I come before him with ascending-sacrifice? with calves of a year old?

Sheba

1 Kings 10:1
And, when, the queen of Sheba, heard the report of Solomon, as pertaining to the Name of Yahweh, she came to prove him, with abstruse questions.
Isaiah 60:6
The multitude of camels, shall cover thee The young camels of Midian and Ephah, All they of Sheba, shall come, - Gold and frankincense, shall they bring, And, the praises of Yahweh, shall they joyfully tell:
Ezekiel 27:22
The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, They were merchants of thine, - With the chief of all spices and with every kind of precious stone and gold, Took they part in thy traffic:

Sweet cane

Isaiah 43:23
Thou hast not brought in to me small cattle as thine ascending-offerings, Nor, with thy sacrifices, hast thou honoured me, - I have not oppressed thee with meal-offerings, Nor have I wearied thee with frankincense;

Your burnt

Jeremiah 7:21
Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts God of Israel, - Your ascending-offerings, add ye unto your peace-offerings and eat ye flesh.