Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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

and judgment
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

to the Lord

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 21:3

References

American

Hastings

Images Proverbs 21:3

Prayers for Proverbs 21:3

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

2 Every way of a man is upright in his [own] eyes, but Yahweh weighs hearts. 3 Doing righteousness and justice is [more] acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice. 4 Haughtiness of [the] eyes and pride of heart, [the] lamp of the wicked [are] sin.



Cross References

1 Samuel 15:22

Then Samuel said, "Is there [as much] delight for Yahweh in burnt offerings and sacrifices as [there is] in {obeying} Yahweh? Look! {To obey} [is] better than sacrifice; to give heed than the fat of rams.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination of Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.

Hosea 6:6

Because I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, and knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Micah 6:6-8

With what shall I approach Yahweh, and bow down to God on high? Shall I approach him with burnt offerings, with bull calves a year old?

Psalm 50:8

It is not concerning [a lack of] your sacrifices [that] I rebuke you, and your burnt offerings [are] before me continually.

Isaiah 1:11-17

What [is the] abundance of your sacrifices to me? says Yahweh. I have had enough [of] burnt offerings of rams and [the] fat [of] fattened animals and I do not delight in [the] blood of bulls and ram-lambs and goats.

Jeremiah 7:21-23

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

Mark 12:33

And to love him from your whole heart and from your whole understanding and from your whole strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices."

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