Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering.

Bible References

Desirest

Psalm 51:6
Surely You desire integrity in the inner self,
and You teach me wisdom deep within.
Exodus 21:14
If a person schemes and willfully acts against his neighbor to murder him, you must take him from My altar to be put to death.
Numbers 15:27
“If one person sins unintentionally, he is to present a year-old female goat as a sin offering.
Numbers 35:31
You are not to accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of killing someone; he must be put to death.
Deuteronomy 22:22
“If a man is discovered having sexual relations with another man’s wife, both the man who had sex with the woman and the woman must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.
Hosea 6:6
For I desire loyalty and not sacrifice,
the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Delightest

Psalm 40:6
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.
Psalm 50:8
I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices
or for your burnt offerings,
which are continually before Me.
Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is His delight.
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of a wicked person is detestable—
how much more so
when he brings it with ulterior motives!
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.
Jeremiah 7:22
for when I brought your ancestors out of the land of Egypt, I did not speak with them or command them concerning burnt offering and sacrifice.
Amos 5:21
I hate, I despise your feasts!
I can’t stand the stench
of your solemn assemblies.
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.

General references

Numbers 7:27
one young bull, one ram, and one male lamb a year old, for a burnt offering;
Numbers 29:17
“On the second day present 12 young bulls, two rams, and 14 male lambs a year old—all unblemished—
Psalm 50:8
I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices
or for your burnt offerings,
which are continually before Me.

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