For you are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil can't live with you.
Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked? says the Lord Yahweh; and not rather that he should return from his way, and live?
For I have no pleasure in the death of him who dies, says the Lord Yahweh: therefore turn yourselves, and live.
Tell them, As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn, turn from your evil ways; for why will you die, house of Israel?
When you vow a vow to God, don't defer to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay that which you vow.
He doesn't delight in the strength of the horse. He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
For you don't delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering.
"What are the multitude of your sacrifices to me?," says Yahweh. "I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed animals. I don't delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.
1 Samuel 15:22
Samuel said, "Has Yahweh as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of Yahweh? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.
You had no pleasure in whole burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin.
Previously saying, "Sacrifices and offerings and whole burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin you didn't desire, neither had pleasure in them" (those which are offered according to the law),
To what purpose comes there to me frankincense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me."
They won't pour out wine offerings to Yahweh, neither will they be pleasing to him. Their sacrifices will be to them like the bread of mourners; all who eat of it will be polluted; for their bread will be for their appetite. It will not come into the house of Yahweh.
This again you do: you cover the altar of Yahweh with tears, with weeping, and with sighing, because he doesn't regard the offering any more, neither receives it with good will at your hand.
Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that you are righteous? Or does it benefit him, that you make your ways perfect?
I will destine you to the sword, and you shall all bow down to the slaughter; because when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not hear; but you did that which was evil in my eyes, and chose that in which I didn't delight."
I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears on them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spoke, they did not hear: but they did that which was evil in my eyes, and chose that in which I didn't delight."
Those who are in the flesh can't please God.
2 Samuel 15:26
but if he say thus, 'I have no delight in you;' behold, here am I. Let him do to me as seems good to him."
Moses said to Yahweh, "Why have you treated with your servant so badly? Why haven't I found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people on me?
1 Corinthians 10:5
However with most of them, God was not well pleased, for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
As for the sacrifices of my offerings, they sacrifice flesh and eat it; But Yahweh doesn't accept them. Now he will remember their iniquity, and punish their sins. They will return to Egypt.
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies.
"Oh that there were one among you who would shut the doors, that you might not kindle fire on my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you," says Yahweh of Armies, "neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and drove us out, and didn't please God, and are contrary to all men;