Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.

Bible References

Sacrifice

Psalm 50:8
I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices
or for your burnt offerings,
which are continually before Me.
Psalm 51:16
You do not want a sacrifice, or I would give it;
You are not pleased with a burnt offering.
1 Samuel 15:22
Then Samuel said:

Does the Lord take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices
as much as in obeying the Lord?


Look: to obey is better than sacrifice,
to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.
Isaiah 1:11
“What are all your sacrifices to Me?”
asks the Lord.
“I have had enough of burnt offerings and rams
and the fat of well-fed cattle;
I have no desire for the blood of bulls,
lambs, or male goats.
Isaiah 66:3
One slaughters an ox, one kills a man;
one sacrifices a lamb, one breaks a dog’s neck;
one offers a grain offering, one offers pig’s blood;
one offers incense, one praises an idol—
all these have chosen their ways
and delight in their detestable practices.
Jeremiah 7:21
This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: “Add your burnt offerings to your other sacrifices, and eat the meat yourselves,
Hosea 6:6
For I desire loyalty and not sacrifice,
the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
Matthew 9:13
Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice. For I didn’t come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Matthew 12:7
If you had known what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice, you would not have condemned the innocent.
Hebrews 10:5
Therefore, as He was coming into the world, He said:

You did not want sacrifice and offering,
but You prepared a body for Me.

Mine ears

Exodus 21:6
his master is to bring him to the judges and then bring him to the door or doorpost. His master must pierce his ear with an awl, and he will serve his master for life.
Job 33:16
He uncovers their ears at that time
and terrifies them with warnings,
Isaiah 50:4
The Lord God has given Me
the tongue of those who are instructed
to know how to sustain the weary with a word.
He awakens Me each morning;
He awakens My ear to listen like those being instructed.

General references

Leviticus 14:25
After he slaughters the male lamb for the restitution offering, the priest is to take some of the blood of the restitution offering and put it on the right earlobe of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.
Numbers 29:17
“On the second day present 12 young bulls, two rams, and 14 male lambs a year old—all unblemished—
Deuteronomy 15:16
But if your slave says to you, ‘I don’t want to leave you,’ because he loves you and your family, and is well off with you,
Psalm 50:8
I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices
or for your burnt offerings,
which are continually before Me.
Isaiah 50:5
The Lord God has opened My ear,
and I was not rebellious;
I did not turn back.

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