Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

You have no desire for an offering or I would give it; you have no delight in burned offerings.

New American Standard Bible

For You do not delight in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it;
You are not pleased with burnt offering.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

You do not want a sacrifice, or I would give it;
You are not pleased with a burnt offering.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

For thou delight not in sacrifice, else I would give it. Thou have no pleasure in burnt-offering.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


For You do not delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it;
You are not pleased with burnt offering.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

For thou wilt not delight in sacrifice, and thou wilt not take pleasure in burnt-offering.

King James 2000

For you desire not sacrifice; else would I give it: you delight not in burnt offering.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you do not delight [in] sacrifice or I would give [it]. [With] a burnt offering you are not pleased.

Modern King James verseion

For You do not desire sacrifice; or else I would give it; You do not delight in burnt offering.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if thou hadst pleasure in sacrifice, I would give it thee: but thou delightest not in burnt-offerings.

NET Bible

Certainly you do not want a sacrifice, or else I would offer it; you do not desire a burnt sacrifice.

New Heart English Bible

For you do not delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering.

The Emphasized Bible

For thou wilt not desire sacrifice - that I should give it, Ascending-offering, will not please:

Webster

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

World English Bible

For you don't delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou desirest not sacrifice, or I give it, Burnt-offering Thou acceptest not.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Joy

Watsons

Context Readings

Create In Me A Clean Heart, O God

15 O Lord, let my lips be open, so that my mouth may make clear your praise. 16 You have no desire for an offering or I would give it; you have no delight in burned offerings. 17 The offerings of God are a broken spirit; a broken and sorrowing heart, O God, you will not put from you.


Cross References

Psalm 40:6

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.

Exodus 21:14

But if a man makes an attack on his neighbour on purpose, to put him to death by deceit, you are to take him from my altar and put him to death.

Numbers 15:27

And if one person does wrong, without being conscious of it, then let him give a she-goat of the first year for a sin-offering.

Numbers 15:30-31

But the person who does wrong in the pride of his heart, if he is one of you or of another nation by birth, is acting without respect for the Lord, and will be cut off from his people.

Numbers 35:31

Further, no price may be given for the life of one who has taken life and whose right reward is death: he is certainly to be put to death.

Deuteronomy 22:22

If a man is taken in the act of going in to a married woman, the two of them, the man as well as the woman, are to be put to death: so you are to put away the evil from Israel.

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, Has the Lord as much delight in offerings and burned offerings as in the doing of his orders? Truly, to do his pleasure is better than to make offerings, and to give ear to him than the fat of sheep.

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, Has the Lord as much delight in offerings and burned offerings as in the doing of his orders? Truly, to do his pleasure is better than to make offerings, and to give ear to him than the fat of sheep.

Psalm 51:6

Your desire is for what is true in the inner parts: in the secrets of my soul you will give me knowledge of wisdom.

Proverbs 15:8

The offering of the evil-doer is disgusting to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright man is his delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The offering of evil-doers is disgusting: how much more when they give it with an evil purpose!

Isaiah 1:11-15

What use to me is the number of the offerings which you give me? says the Lord; your burned offerings of sheep, and the best parts of fat cattle, are a weariness to me; I take no pleasure in the blood of oxen, or of lambs, or of he-goats.

Jeremiah 7:22-23

For I said nothing to your fathers, and gave them no orders, on the day when I took them out of Egypt, about burned offerings or offerings of beasts:

Jeremiah 7:27

And you are to say all these words to them, but they will not give ear to you: you will send out your voice to them, but they will give no answer.

Hosea 6:6

Because my desire is for mercy and not offerings; for the knowledge of God more than for burned offerings.

Amos 5:21-23

Your feasts are disgusting to me, I will have nothing to do with them; I will take no delight in your holy meetings.

Hebrews 10:5-6

So that when he comes into the world, he says, You had no desire for offerings, but you made a body ready for me;

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