Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 LORD, my God, You have done great things: marvelous works and your thoughts toward us. There is no one who compares to you! I will try to recite your actions, even though there are too many to number. 6 You take no delight in sacrifices and offerings you have prepared my ears to listen you require no burnt offerings or sacrifices for sin. 7 Then I said, "Here I am! I have come! In the scroll of the book it is written about me.


Cross References

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, "Does the LORD delight as much in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the LORD? Surely, to obey is better than sacrifice, to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.

Psalm 51:16

Indeed, you do not delight in sacrifices, or I would give them, nor do you desire burnt offerings.

Isaiah 1:11

"How do your voluminous sacrifices benefit me?" the LORD is asking. "I've had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts. I don't enjoy the blood of bulls, lambs, or goats.

Job 33:16

That's when he opens the ear of mankind, authenticating his messages to them,

Exodus 21:6

then his master is to bring him before the judges and he is to bring him to the door or to the doorpost. His master is to pierce his ear with an awl, and he is to serve him permanently.

Psalm 50:8

I do not rebuke you because of your sacrifices; indeed, your burnt offerings are continuously before me.

Isaiah 50:4-5

"The Lord GOD has given me a learned tongue, so that I may know how to sustain the weary with words. And morning after morning he wakens, and he wakens my ear to listen like those who are being taught.

Isaiah 66:3

"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.

Jeremiah 7:21-23

This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says:

Hosea 6:6

For it is love that I seek, and not sacrifice; knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Amos 5:22

And if you send up burnt offerings to me as well as your grain offerings, I will not accept them, nor will I consider your peace offerings of fattened cattle.

Matthew 9:13

Go and learn what this means: "I want mercy and not sacrifice,' because I did not come to call righteous people, but sinners."

Matthew 12:7

If you had known what "I want mercy and not sacrifice' means, you would not have condemned the innocent,

Hebrews 10:5-12

For this reason, the Scriptures say, when the Messiah was about to come into the world: "You did not want sacrifices and offerings, but you prepared a body for me.

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