Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 Open my lips, O LORD, that my mouth may show thy praise. 16 For if thou hadst pleasure in sacrifice, I would give it thee: but thou delightest not in burnt-offerings. 17 The sacrifice of God is a troubled spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, shalt thou not despise.


Cross References

Psalm 40:6

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

Exodus 21:14

If a man come presumptuously upon his neighbor and slay him with guile, thou shalt take him from mine altar that he die.

Numbers 15:27

If any one soul sin through ignorance he shall bring a she-goat of a year old for a sin offering.

Numbers 15:30-31

"'And the soul that doth ought presumptuously, whether he be an Israelite or a stranger, the same hath despised the LORD. And that soul shall be destroyed from among his people,

Numbers 35:31

Moreover ye shall take none amends for the life of the murderer, which is worthy to die: But he shall be put to death.

Deuteronomy 22:22

If a man be found lying with a woman that hath a wedded husband, they shall die: both the man that lie with the wife, and also the wife. So shalt thou put away evil from Israel.

1 Samuel 15:22

Then said Samuel, "Hath the LORD as great pleasure in burnt sacrifices and offerings, as he hath that thou shouldest obey his voice? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to give heed is better than the fat of rams.

Psalm 50:8

I reprove thee not because of thy sacrifice; thy burnt-offerings are always before me.

Psalm 51:6

But lo, thou hast a pleasure in the truth, and hast showed me secret wisdom.

Proverbs 15:8

The LORD abhorreth the sacrifice of the ungodly; but the prayer of the righteous is acceptable to him.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the ungodly is abomination, for they offer the thing that is gotten with wickedness.

Isaiah 1:11-15

Why offer ye so many sacrifices unto me, sayeth the LORD? I am full of the burnt offerings of weathers, and with the fatness of fed beasts. I have no pleasure in the blood of bullocks, lambs, and goats.

Jeremiah 7:22-23

But when I brought your fathers out of Egypt, I spake no word unto them of burnt offerings and sacrifices:

Jeremiah 7:27

"And thou shalt now speak all these words unto them, but they shall not hear thee: thou shalt cry upon them, but they shall not answer thee.

Hosea 6:6

For I have pleasure in loving-kindness, and not in offering: Yea in the knowledge of God, more than in burnt sacrifice.

Amos 5:21-23

"'I hate and abhor your holidays, and whereas ye cense me when ye come together I will not accept it.

Hebrews 10:5-6

Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, "Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not have: but a body hast thou ordained me.

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