Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But Aaron replied to Moses, "Today they've offered their sin and whole burnt offerings in the LORD's presence. Yet things such as these have happened to me. Had I eaten the sin offering today, would that have pleased the LORD?"

New American Standard Bible

But Aaron spoke to Moses, "Behold, this very day they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD. When things like these happened to me, if I had eaten a sin offering today, would it have been good in the sight of the LORD?"

King James Version

And Aaron said unto Moses, Behold, this day have they offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD; and such things have befallen me: and if I had eaten the sin offering to day, should it have been accepted in the sight of the LORD?

Holman Bible

But Aaron replied to Moses, “See, today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord. Since these things have happened to me, if I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been acceptable in the Lord’s sight?”

A Conservative Version

And Aaron spoke to Moses, Behold, this day they have offered their sin-offering and their burnt-offering before LORD, and there have befallen me such things as these. And if I had eaten the sin-offering today, would it have been we

American Standard Version

And Aaron spake unto Moses, Behold, this day have they offered their sin-offering and their burnt-offering before Jehovah; and there have befallen me such things as these: and if I had eaten the sin-offering to-day, would it have been well-pleasing in the sight of Jehovah?

Amplified

But Aaron said to Moses, Behold, this very day in which they have [obediently] offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord, such [terrible calamities] have befallen me [and them]! If I [and they] had eaten the most holy sin offering today [humbled as we have been by the sin of our kinsmen and God's judgment upon them], would it have been acceptable in the sight of the Lord?

Bible in Basic English

And Aaron said to Moses, You have seen that today they have made their sin-offering and their burned offering before the Lord, and such things as these have come on me. If I had taken the sin-offering as food today, would it have been pleasing to the Lord?

Darby Translation

And Aaron said to Moses, Behold, to-day have they presented their sin-offering and their burnt-offering before Jehovah; and such things have befallen me; and had I to-day eaten the sin-offering, would it have been good in the sight of Jehovah?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Aaron replied unto Moses, Behold, today they have offered their sin and their burnt offering before the LORD; with all this, these things have befallen me; therefore if I had eaten of the atonement for sin today, would it have been accepted in the sight of the LORD?

Julia Smith Translation

And Aaron will speak to Moses saying, Behold, this day they offered their sin and their burnt-offering, before Jehovah; and behold, such as these will befall me: and I ate the sin this day will it be good in the eyes of Jehovah?

King James 2000

And Aaron said unto Moses, Behold, this day have they offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD; and such things have befallen me: and if I had eaten the sin offering today, should it have been accepted in the sight of the LORD?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Aaron said to Moses, "Look, today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering {before} Yahweh, and [things] such as these have happened to me, and [if] I were to eat a sin offering today, would it have been good in Yahweh's eyes?"

Modern King James verseion

And Aaron said to Moses, Behold, this day they have offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before Jehovah. And such things have happened to me. And if I had eaten the sin offering today, should it have been accepted in the sight of Jehovah?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Aaron said unto Moses, "Behold, this day have they offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD, and it is chanced me after this manner. If I should eat of the sin offering today, would the LORD be content withal?"

NET Bible

But Aaron spoke to Moses, "See here! Just today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering before the Lord and such things as these have happened to me! If I had eaten a sin offering today would the Lord have been pleased?"

New Heart English Bible

Aaron spoke to Moses, "Behold, this day they have offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before the LORD; and such things as these have happened to me: and if I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been pleasing in the sight of the LORD?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then spake Aaron unto Moses - Lo! this very day, when they had brought near their own sin-bearer, and their own ascending-sacrifice, there befell me such things as these, - if, then, I had eaten of the sin-bearer this day, would it have been well-pleasing in the eyes of Yahweh?

Webster

And Aaron said to Moses, Behold, this day have they offered their sin-offering, and their burnt-offering before the LORD; and such things have befallen me: and if I had eaten the sin-offering to day, would it have been accepted in the sight of the LORD?

World English Bible

Aaron spoke to Moses, "Behold, this day they have offered their sin offering and their burnt offering before Yahweh; and such things as these have happened to me: and if I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been pleasing in the sight of Yahweh?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Aaron speaketh unto Moses, 'Lo, to-day they have brought near their sin-offering and their burnt-offering before Jehovah; and things like these meet me, yet I have eaten a sin-offering to-day; is it good in the eyes of Jehovah?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהרון 
'Aharown 
Usage: 347

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

עולה עלה 
`olah 
Usage: 288

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 34

me and if I had eaten
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

to day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

References

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

The Problem Of The Uneaten Sin Offering

18 Look! Its blood wasn't brought inside the sanctuary. You were to have eaten it in the sanctuary, just as I commanded." 19 But Aaron replied to Moses, "Today they've offered their sin and whole burnt offerings in the LORD's presence. Yet things such as these have happened to me. Had I eaten the sin offering today, would that have pleased the LORD?" 20 When Moses heard that explanation, he was pleased.


Cross References

Leviticus 9:12

And so the burnt offering was slaughtered, and Aaron's sons secured for him the blood, which he poured on the altar and around it.

Leviticus 9:8

So Aaron drew near to the altar and slaughtered the calf for a sin offering on behalf of himself.

Jeremiah 6:20

What good is frankincense that comes from Sheba to me, or sweet cane from a distant country? Your burnt offerings aren't acceptable, nor are your sacrifices pleasing to me."

Jeremiah 14:12

Although they fast, I won't listen to their cry, and although they offer burnt offerings and grain offerings, I won't accept them. Instead, I'll put an end to them with the sword, with famine, and with a plague."

Hosea 9:4

They won't present wine offerings to the LORD, nor will they please him. Their sacrifices will seem like food for mourners everyone who eats them will become unclean; none of them will enter the Temple of the LORD.

Malachi 1:10

"Oh, that one of you would shut the Temple doors and not light useless fires on the altar! I'm not pleased with you," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and I'll accept no offerings from you.

Malachi 1:13

"And you say, "What a burden!' and sniff contemptuously at it," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "when you present maimed, crippled, and diseased animals, and when you bring the offering. Should I accept this from your hand?" asks the LORD.

Malachi 2:13

"This is another thing you do: you flood the altar of the LORD with tears, weeping and wailing because he no longer pays attention to your offering nor takes pleasure in it from your hand.

Deuteronomy 12:7

Then you and your household will eat in the presence of the LORD your God and rejoice with all the works of your hand with which he blessed you.

Deuteronomy 26:14

"I've removed the holy offering from my house and given it to the descendants of Levi, to the foreigners, to the orphans, and to the widows just as you have commanded me. I haven't violated or forgotten your commands. I haven't eaten any part of it while mourning, nor removed any part of it while unclean, nor offered any of it to the dead. I've obeyed the voice of the LORD my God and did all that he commanded me.

1 Samuel 1:7-8

Elkanah would do this year after year, as often as Hannah went up to the house of the LORD. Likewise, Peninnah would provoke her, and Hannah would cry and would not eat.

Isaiah 1:11

"How do your voluminous sacrifices benefit me?" the LORD is asking. "I've had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts. I don't enjoy the blood of bulls, lambs, or goats.

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

Philippians 4:4

Keep on rejoicing in the Lord at all times. I will say it again: Keep on rejoicing!

Hebrews 7:27

He has no need to offer sacrifices every day like high priests do, first for his own sins and then for those of the people, since he did this once for all when he sacrificed himself.

Hebrews 9:8

The Holy Spirit was indicating by this that the way into the Most Holy Place had not yet been disclosed as long as the first part of the tent was still standing.

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