For thou art not a God that loves wickedness; neither shall one who is evil dwell with thee.
Do I desire perchance the death of the wicked? said the Lord GOD, Shall he not live if he should leave his ways?
For I do not desire the death of him that dies, said the Lord GOD; therefore turn yourselves, and ye shall live.
Say unto them, As I live, said the Lord GOD, I do not desire the death of the wicked but that the wicked turn from his way and that he live; turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
When thou dost vow a vow unto God, do not defer to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools; pay that which thou hast vowed.
He does not delight in the strength of the horse; nor does he take pleasure in the legs of a man.
For thou dost not desire sacrifice or else would I give it; thou dost not delight in burnt offering.
To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? shall the LORD say. I am full of the burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts; and I do not delight in the blood of bullocks or of lambs or of he goats.
1 Samuel 15:22
And Samuel said, Does the LORD have as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in hearing the voice of the LORD? Behold, to hear is better than sacrifice and to hearken than the fat of rams.
in burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure.
Above when he said, Sacrifice and offering and burnt offerings and offering for sin thou dost not desire, neither hadst pleasure therein, which are offered by the law;
To what purpose does this incense come to me from Sheba and the sweet cane from a far country? Your burnt offerings are not according to my will, nor are your sacrifices sweet unto me.
They shall not pour out wine unto the LORD, neither shall he take pleasure in their sacrifices; as the bread of mourners shall they be unto them; all that eat thereof shall be polluted; for their bread shall not enter into the house of the LORD because of their soul.
And once again ye shall cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, for I shall not even look at the offering any more to receive a free will offering from your hand.
Is it any pleasure to the Almighty that thou art justified? Or is it gain to him that thou makest thy ways perfect?
I also will destine you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter because when I called, ye did not respond; I spoke, and ye did not hear, but did evil before my eyes and did choose that which displeased me.
I also will choose their delusions and will bring their fears upon them because I called, and no one answered; I spoke, and they did not hear: but they did evil before my eyes and chose that which displeased me.
So then, those that are carnal cannot please God.
2 Samuel 15:26
But if he should say, I have no delight in thee; behold, here I am, let him do to me as seems good unto him.
And Moses said unto the LORD, Why hast thou afflicted thy slave and why have I not found grace in thy sight, that thou layest the burden of all these people upon me?
1 Corinthians 10:5
But with many of them God was not pleased; therefore, they were overthrown in the wilderness.
In the sacrifices of my gifts they sacrificed flesh and ate; but the LORD does not accept them; now he will remember their iniquity and visit their sins; they shall return to Egypt.
I hate, I despise your solemnities, and I will not savour your assemblies.
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors or tend the fire on my altar for free? I have no pleasure in you, said the LORD of the hosts, neither will the offering from your hand be agreeable unto me.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets and have persecuted us, and they do not please God and are contrary to all men,