Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Sacrifice and oblation thou didst not desire: ears hast thou prepared me. Burnt-offering and sin-offering hast thou not demanded;

New American Standard Bible

Sacrifice and meal offering You have not desired; My ears You have opened; Burnt offering and sin offering You have not required.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

You do not delight in sacrifice and offering;
You open my ears to listen.
You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a sin offering.

International Standard Version

You take no delight in sacrifices and offerings you have prepared my ears to listen you require no burnt offerings or sacrifices for sin.

A Conservative Version

Sacrifice and offering thou did not desire, {but a body thou have prepared for me (LXX/NT)}. Whole burnt-offering and sacrifice for sin thou did not require.

American Standard Version

Sacrifice and offering thou hast no delight in; Mine ears hast thou opened: Burnt-offering and sin-offering hast thou not required.

Amplified

Sacrifice and offering You do not desire, nor have You delight in them; You have given me the capacity to hear and obey [Your law, a more valuable service than] burnt offerings and sin offerings [which] You do not require.

Bible in Basic English

You had no desire for offerings of beasts or fruits of the earth; ears you made for me: for burned offerings and sin offerings you made no request.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Sacrifice and a gift thou didst not delight in; the ears thou didst pierce to me: burnt-offering and sin thou didst not ask.

King James 2000

Sacrifice and offering you did not desire; my ears have you opened: burnt offering and sin offering have you not required.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A sacrifice and offering you do not desire. {My ears you have opened}. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not demanded.

Modern King James verseion

Sacrifice and offering You did not desire; My ears You have opened; burnt offering and sin offering You have not asked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Sacrifice and meat-offering thou wouldest not, but mine ears hast thou opened. Burnt-offerings and sacrifice for sin hast thou not required.

NET Bible

Receiving sacrifices and offerings are not your primary concern. You make that quite clear to me! You do not ask for burnt sacrifices and sin offerings.

New Heart English Bible

Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but a body you have prepared for me. You have not required burnt offering and sin offering.

The Emphasized Bible

Sacrifice and meal-offering, thou didst not delight in, Ears, didst thou pierce for me, - Ascending-sacrifice and sin-bearer, thou didst not ask:

Webster

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

World English Bible

Sacrifice and offering you didn't desire. You have opened my ears. You have not required burnt offering and sin offering.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sacrifice and present Thou hast not desired, Ears Thou hast prepared for me, Burnt and sin-offering Thou hast not asked.

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

5 Thou, O Jehovah my God, hast multiplied thy marvellous works, and thy thoughts toward us: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee; would I declare and speak them, they are more than can be numbered. 6 Sacrifice and oblation thou didst not desire: ears hast thou prepared me. Burnt-offering and sin-offering hast thou not demanded; 7 Then said I, Behold, I come, in the volume of the book it is written of me --


Cross References

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, Has Jehovah delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices, As in hearkening to the voice of Jehovah? Behold, obedience is better than sacrifice, Attention than the fat of rams.

Psalm 51:16

For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou hast no pleasure in burnt-offering.

Isaiah 1:11

To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith Jehovah. I am sated with burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and in the blood of bullocks, and of lambs, and of he-goats I take no pleasure.

Job 33:16

Then he openeth men's ears, and sealeth their instruction,

Exodus 21:6

then his master shall bring him before the judges, and shall bring him to the door, or to the door-post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall be his bondman for ever.

Psalm 50:8

I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices, or thy burnt-offerings, continually before me;

Isaiah 50:4-5

The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of the instructed, that I should know how to succour by a word him that is weary. He wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the instructed.

Isaiah 66:3

He that slaughtereth an ox, smiteth a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, breaketh a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, it is as swine's blood; he that presenteth a memorial of incense, is as he that blesseth an idol. As they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations,

Jeremiah 7:21-23

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt-offerings to your sacrifices, and eat the flesh.

Hosea 6:6

For I delight in loving-kindness, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.

Amos 5:22

For if ye offer up unto me burnt-offerings and your oblations, I will not accept them; neither will I regard the peace-offerings of your fatted beasts.

Matthew 9:13

But go and learn what that is I will have mercy and not sacrifice; for I have not come to call righteous men but sinners.

Matthew 12:7

But if ye had known what is: I will have mercy and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.

Hebrews 10:5-12

Wherefore coming into the world he says, Sacrifice and offering thou willedst not; but thou hast prepared me a body.

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