Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.

King James Version

To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Holman Bible

Doing what is righteous and just is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

International Standard Version

To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

A Conservative Version

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to LORD than sacrifice.

American Standard Version

To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.

Amplified

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

Bible in Basic English

To do what is right and true is more pleasing to the Lord than an offering.

Darby Translation

To exercise justice and judgment is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

To do righteousness and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Julia Smith Translation

To do justice and judgment was chosen by Jehovah above gold.

King James 2000

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Doing righteousness and justice is [more] acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.

Modern King James verseion

To do justice and judgment is more pleasing to Jehovah than sacrifice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To do righteousness and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

NET Bible

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

New Heart English Bible

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

The Emphasized Bible

To do righteousness and justice, is more choice to Yahweh than sacrifice.

Webster

To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

World English Bible

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.

Youngs Literal Translation

To do righteousness and judgment, Is chosen of Jehovah rather than sacrifice.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To do

Usage: 0

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

to the Lord

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Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 21:3

References

American

Hastings

Images Proverbs 21:3

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

2 Every man's way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts. 3 To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice. 4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked, is sin.



Cross References

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, "Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices As in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Hosea 6:6

For I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Micah 6:6-8

With what shall I come to the LORD And bow myself before the God on high? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, With yearling calves?

Psalm 50:8

"I do not reprove you for your sacrifices, And your burnt offerings are continually before Me.

Isaiah 1:11-17

"What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me?" Says the LORD. "I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams And the fat of fed cattle; And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls, lambs or goats.

Jeremiah 7:21-23

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat flesh.

Mark 12:33

AND TO LOVE HIM WITH ALL THE HEART AND WITH ALL THE UNDERSTANDING AND WITH ALL THE STRENGTH, AND TO LOVE ONE'S NEIGHBOR AS HIMSELF, is much more than all burnt offerings and sacrifices."



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