Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination. How much more when he brings it with a wicked mind!
He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.
Hear the word of LORD, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
For I, LORD, love justice. I hate robbery with iniquity. And I will give them their recompense in truth. And I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
He who slaughters an ox is as he who kills a man. He who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck. He who offers an oblation, [as] swine's blood. He who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yea, they have chosen t
To what purpose does there come to me frankincense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? Your burnt-offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me.
Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt-offerings to your sacrifices, and eat ye flesh.
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.
God is Spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.
LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know also, my God, that thou try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. And now I have seen with joy thy people, who are present here, off
Hear the right, O LORD, attend to my cry. Give ear to my prayer, that goes not out of feigned lips.
Song of Songs 2:14
O my dove, who are in the clefts of the rock, in the covert of the steep place, let me see thy countenance; let me hear thy voice. For sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely.
And Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants. And they bore sons.
All food which may be eaten, that on which water comes, shall be unclean, and all drink that may be drunk in every [such] vessel shall be unclean.
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to LORD than sacrifice.
For that man should not think that he will receive anything from the Lord,