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 unjust is an abomination, for also he will bring it in mischief.
He turning away his ear from hearing the law, also his prayer is an abomination.
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye leaders of Sodom: give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
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
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.
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.
Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel; Add your burnt-offerings upon your sacrifices and eat flesh.
I hated, I rejected your festivals, and I will not smell in your assemblies.
God a Spirit: and they worshipping him must worship in spirit and truth.
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.
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.
And Abraham will pray to God; and God will heal Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants; and they will bring forth.
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.
To do justice and judgment was chosen by Jehovah above gold.
For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.