Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Bible in Basic English

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

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 Lord, open my lips,
and my mouth will declare Your praise.
16 You do not want a sacrifice, or I would give it;
You are not pleased with a burnt offering.
17 The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit.
God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart.


Cross References

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.

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 15:30-31

“But the person who acts defiantly, whether native or foreign resident, blasphemes the Lord. That person is to be cut off from his people.

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.

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.

Psalm 50:8

I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices
or for your burnt offerings,
which are continually before Me.

Psalm 51:6

Surely You desire integrity in the inner self,
and You teach me wisdom deep within.

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 1:11-15

“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 7:22-23

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.

Jeremiah 7:27

“When you speak all these things to them, they will not listen to you. When you call to them, they will not answer you.

Hosea 6:6

For I desire loyalty and not sacrifice,
the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Amos 5:21-23

I hate, I despise your feasts!
I can’t stand the stench
of your solemn assemblies.

Hebrews 10:5-6

Therefore, as He was coming into the world, He said:

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

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