Parallel Verses

World English Bible

To do 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.

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.

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 right in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the hearts. 3 To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice. 4 A high look, and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, is sin.



Cross References

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, "Has Yahweh as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of Yahweh? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Hosea 6:6

For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Micah 6:6-8

How shall I come before Yahweh, and bow myself before the exalted God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old?

Psalm 50:8

I don't rebuke you for your sacrifices. Your burnt offerings are continually before me.

Isaiah 1:11-17

"What are the multitude of your sacrifices to me?," says Yahweh. "I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed animals. I don't delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.

Jeremiah 7:21-23

Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices, and eat meat.

Mark 12:33

and to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbor as himself, is more important than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices."

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