King James Version
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Darby Bible Translation
To exercise justice and judgment is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.
World English Bible
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.
Young's Literal Translation
To do righteousness and judgment, Is chosen of Jehovah rather than sacrifice.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.Proverbs 21:3 Parallel Commentaries
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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.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
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.
Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil;
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
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?
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
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