Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And if ye offer the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? and if ye offer the lame and sick, is it not evil? offer it now unto thy governor; will he be pleased with thee, or accept thy person? saith the LORD of hosts.

Bible References

If ye offer the blind

Malachi 1:14
"Cursed is the one who cheats, who has in his flock a male and vows [it], but [instead] sacrifices a blemished one to the Lord! For I [am] a great king," says Yahweh of hosts, "and my name [is] awesome among the nations."
Leviticus 22:19
[it must be] without defect {to be acceptable for you}: a male among the cattle, among the sheep, or among the goats.
Deuteronomy 15:21
But if there is a physical defect in it, [such as] lameness or blindness, any serious defect, you shall not sacrifice it to Yahweh your God.

Or accept

Malachi 1:10
"Who also among you will shut [the temple] doors [so that] you will not kindle fire in vain [on] my altar? I take no pleasure in you," says Yahweh of hosts, "and {I will not accept} an offering from your hand.
Job 42:8
{So then}, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to my servant Job and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. And my servant Job will pray for you, for {I will certainly accept his prayer}, so that it will not be done with you [according to your] folly, for you have not spoken to me what is right as my servant Job [has]."
Psalm 20:3
May he remember all your offerings, and your burnt offering may he {regard favorably}.
Jeremiah 14:10
Thus says Yahweh concerning this people: "They have loved so much to wander, they have not spared their feet. Therefore Yahweh is not favorable to them, now he will remember their iniquity and punish their sins."
Hosea 8:13
They offer sacrifices of my choice and they eat flesh; Yahweh does not accept them. Now he will remember their iniquity and punish their sins; they will return [to] Egypt.

General references

Leviticus 22:20
You shall not present any [animal] in which [is] a physical defect, because it shall not be {acceptable} for you.
Deuteronomy 15:21
But if there is a physical defect in it, [such as] lameness or blindness, any serious defect, you shall not sacrifice it to Yahweh your God.
Ezekiel 22:8
You despised my holy objects; my Sabbaths you profaned.