Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

Bible References

Is more

1 Samuel 15:22
Samuel said, "Has Yahweh as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of Yahweh? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.
Psalm 50:8
I don't rebuke you for your sacrifices. Your burnt offerings are continually before me.
Proverbs 21:3
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.
Isaiah 1:11
"What are the multitude of your sacrifices to me?," says Yahweh. "I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed animals. I don't delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.
Isaiah 58:5
Is such the fast that I have chosen? the day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a rush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Will you call this a fast, and an acceptable day to Yahweh?
Jeremiah 7:21
Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices, and eat meat.
Hosea 6:6
For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
Amos 5:21
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies.
Micah 6:6
How shall I come before Yahweh, and bow myself before the exalted God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old?
Matthew 9:13
But you go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,' for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
Matthew 12:7
But if you had known what this means, 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,' you would not have condemned the guiltless.
1 Corinthians 13:1
If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but don't have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.

General references

Proverbs 21:3
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.
Matthew 22:36
"Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the law?"
1 John 4:21
This commandment we have from him, that he who loves God should also love his brother.