Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Bible References

Sacrifice

Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the unjust is an abomination, for also he will bring it in mischief.
Proverbs 28:9
He turning away his ear from hearing the law, also his prayer is an abomination.
Isaiah 1:10
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye leaders of Sodom: give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
Isaiah 61:8
For I Jehovah love judgment, hating robbery for burnt-offering; and I gave their works in truth, and I will cut out to them an eternal covenant
Isaiah 66:3
He slaughtering the ox, striking a man; he sacrificing a sheep, broke a dog's neck; he bringing up a gift, swine's blood; he making remembrance of frankincense, praising vanity; also they chose their ways, and in their abominations their soul delighted.
Jeremiah 6:20
Wherefore this to me shall frankincense come from Sheba, and the good cane from a land from far off? your burnt-offerings are not for acceptance, and your sacrifices were not sweet to me.
Jeremiah 7:21
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel; Add your burnt-offerings upon your sacrifices and eat flesh.
Amos 5:21
I hated, I rejected your festivals, and I will not smell in your assemblies.
John 4:24
God a Spirit: and they worshipping him must worship in spirit and truth.

The prayer

Proverbs 15:29
Jehovah is far off from the unjust: and he will hear the prayer of the just
1 Chronicles 29:17
And I knew, my God, that thou triest the heart, and from uprightness thou wilt delight. I in the uprightness of my heart gave willingly all these: and now thy people were found here; I saw with gladness to show themselves willing to thee.
Psalm 17:1
Prayer of David. Hear justice, O Jehovah, attend to my outcry, give ear to my prayer, not in lips of deceit.
Song of Songs 2:14
My dove in the refuges of the rock, in the biding of the steep mountain: cause me to see thy form, cause me to hear thy voice; for thy voice is sweet and thy form becoming.

General references

Genesis 20:17
And Abraham will pray to God; and God will heal Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants; and they will bring forth.
Leviticus 11:34
From all food which shall be eaten which water shall come upon it, shall be unclean: and all drink which shall be drank from every vessel shall be unclean.
Proverbs 21:3
To do justice and judgment was chosen by Jehovah above gold.
James 1:7
For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.