Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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 delight not in sacrifice, or else would I give it; You find no pleasure in 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:

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, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall show forth thy praise. 16 For thou desirest not sacrifice: else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt-offering. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.


Cross References

Psalm 40:6

Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; my ears hast thou opened: burnt-offering and sin-offering hast thou not required.

Exodus 21:14

But if a man shall come presumptuously upon his neighbor, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from my altar, that he may die.

Numbers 15:27

And if any soul shall sin through ignorance, then he shall bring a she-goat of the first year for a sin-offering.

Numbers 15:30-31

But the soul that doeth aught presumptuously, whether he be born in the land, or a stranger, the same reproacheth the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Numbers 35:31

Moreover, ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

Deuteronomy 22:22

If a man shall be found lying with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so shalt thou remove evil from Israel.

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

Psalm 50:8

I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices or thy burnt-offerings, to have been continually before me.

Psalm 51:6

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?

Isaiah 1:11-15

To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices to me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he-goats.

Jeremiah 7:22-23

For I spoke not to your fathers, nor commanded them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt-offerings or sacrifices:

Jeremiah 7:27

Therefore thou shalt speak all these words to them; but they will not hearken to thee: thou shalt also call to them; but they will not answer thee.

Hosea 6:6

For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice: and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.

Amos 5:21-23

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

Hebrews 10:5-6

Wherefore, when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldst not, but a body hast thou prepared me:

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