Isaiah 1:11 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
What unto me is the multitude of your sacrifices? saith Jehovah: I have had enough 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.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
To what purpose [is] the multitude of your sacrifices unto 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.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
“What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me?” Says the LORD. “I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams And the fat of fed cattle; And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls, lambs or goats.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
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.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith Jehovah. I am sated with burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and in the blood of bullocks, and of lambs, and of he-goats I take no pleasure.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
Of what use to me, is your multitude of sacrifices? Saith Yahweh: I am sated with ascending-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts,In the blood of bulls and young rams and he-goats, have I no pleasure.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
'Why to Me the abundance of your sacrifices? saith Jehovah, I have been satiated [with] burnt-offerings of rams, And fat of fatlings; And blood of bullocks, and lambs, And he-goats I have not desired.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
To what purpose do you offer me the multitude of your victims, saith the Lord? I am full, I desire not holocausts of rams, and fat of fatlings, and blood of calves, and lambs, and buck goats.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices vnto me, sayth the LORD? I am full of the burnt offerings of rammes, and the fat of fedde beasts, and I delight not in the blood of bullockes, or of lambes, or of hee goates.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
Of what [value] to me is the abundance of your sacrifices? saith the Lord: I am full of whole-burnt-offerings of rams; and I delight not in the fat of lambs, and the blood of bulls and goats:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
To what purpose [is] the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith Yahweh: 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.
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what?
); but also exclamations like what!
), or indefinitely what
, and even relatively that which
); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
] the multitude
(in any respect).
of your sacrifices
; properly a slaughter
, that is, the flesh
of an animal; by implication a sacrifice
(the victim or the act).
unto me? saith
A primitive root; to say
(used with great latitude).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
I am full
A primitive root; to sate
, that is, fill
to satisfaction (literally or figuratively).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
of the burnt offerings
Feminine active participle of H5927
; a step
or (collectively stairs
, as ascending
); usually a holocaust
(as going up
From the same as H0193
; properly strength
; hence anything strong
; specifically a chief
(politically); also a ram
(from his strength); a pilaster
(as a strong support); an oak
or other strong tree.
and the fat
From an unused root meaning to be fat
, whether literally or figuratively; hence the richest
or choice part
of fed beasts;
in the sense of grossness
, through the idea of domineering
); stall fed
; often (as noun) a beeve
and I delight
A primitive root; properly to incline
to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend
; figuratively to be pleased
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
; a primitive particle; not
(the simple or abstract negation); by implication no
; often used with other particles.
in the blood
(as that which when shed causes death
) of man or an animal; by analogy the juice
of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed
(that is, drops
; a bullock
(apparently as breaking
forth in wild strength, or perhaps as dividing
or of lambs,
From an unused root meaning to dominate
; a ram
(just old enough to butt
or of he goats.
, that is, full grown
; spoken only (in plural) of he goats
, or (figuratively) leaders
of the people.
_ _ God does not here absolutely disparage sacrifice, which is as old and universal as sin (Genesis 3:21; Genesis 4:4), and sin is almost as old as the world; but sacrifice, unaccompanied with obedience of heart and life (1 Samuel 15:22; Psalms 50:9-13; Psalms 51:16-19; Hosea 6:6). Positive precepts are only means; moral obedience is the end. A foreshadowing of the gospel, when the One real sacrifice was to supersede all the shadowy ones, and “bring in everlasting righteousness” (Psalms 40:6, Psalms 40:7; Daniel 9:24-27; Hebrews 10:1-14).
_ _ full to satiety; weary of
_ _ burnt offerings burnt whole, except the blood, which was sprinkled about the altar.
_ _ fat not to be eaten by man, but burnt on the altar (Leviticus 3:4, Leviticus 3:5, Leviticus 3:11, Leviticus 3:17).
To me Who am a spirit, and therefore cannot be satisfied with such carnal oblations, but expect to have your hearts and lives, as well as your bodies and sacrifices, presented unto me. Blood He mentions the fat and blood, because these were in a peculiar manner reserved for God, to intimate that even the best of their sacrifices were rejected by him.
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 (s) delight not in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.
(s) Although God commanded these sacrifices for a time, as aids and exercises of their faith, yet because the people did not have faith or repentance, God detests them, (Psalms 50:13; Jeremiah 6:20; Amos 5:22; Micah 6:7).
- what purpose:
Isaiah 66:3 He that killeth an ox [is as if] he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, [as if] he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, [as if he offered] swine's blood; he that burneth incense, [as if] he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delighteth in their abominations.
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.
Psalms 50:8 I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices or thy burnt offerings, [to have been] continually before me.
Psalms 51:16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give [it]: thou delightest not in burnt offering.
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?
Jeremiah 6:20 To what purpose cometh there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings [are] not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet unto me.
Jeremiah 7:21 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Put your burnt offerings unto your sacrifices, and eat flesh.
Amos 5:21 I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.
Micah 6:7 Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, [or] with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn [for] my transgression, the fruit of my body [for] the sin of my soul?
Matthew 9:13 But go ye and learn what [that] meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
- he goats:
- Heb. great he-goats
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