Proverbs 21:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

New Living Translation
The LORD is more pleased when we do what is right and just than when we offer him sacrifices.

English Standard Version
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Berean Study Bible
To do righteousness and justice is more desirable to the LORD than sacrifice.

New American Standard Bible
To do righteousness and justice Is preferred by the LORD more than sacrifice.

NASB 1995
To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.

NASB 1977
To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD rather than sacrifice.

Amplified Bible
To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice [for wrongs repeatedly committed].

Christian Standard Bible
Doing what is righteous and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Doing what is righteous and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Contemporary English Version
Doing what is right and fair pleases the LORD more than an offering.

Good News Translation
Do what is right and fair; that pleases the LORD more than bringing him sacrifices.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Doing what is right and fair is more acceptable to the LORD than offering a sacrifice.

International Standard Version
To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

NET Bible
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

New King James Version
To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

King James 2000 Bible
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

New Heart English Bible
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

World English Bible
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.

American King James Version
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

American Standard Version
To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.

A Faithful Version
To do righteousness and justice is more pleasing to the LORD than sacrifice.

Darby Bible Translation
To exercise justice and judgment is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.

English Revised Version
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Webster's Bible Translation
To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
To doe iustice and iudgement is more acceptable to the Lord then sacrifice.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
To do righteousnes and iudgement, is more acceptable to the Lorde then sacrifice.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
To do rightuousnesse and iudgmet is more acceptable to the LORDE the sacrifice.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
To do righteousness and judgment, "" Is chosen of YHWH rather than sacrifice.

Young's Literal Translation
To do righteousness and judgment, Is chosen of Jehovah rather than sacrifice.

Smith's Literal Translation
To do justice and judgment was chosen by Jehovah above gold.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
To do mercy and judgment, pleaseth the Lord more than victims.

Catholic Public Domain Version
To do mercy and judgment is more pleasing to the Lord than sacrifices.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Whoever does righteousness and judgment is chosen to LORD JEHOVAH by sacrifice.

Lamsa Bible
He who does righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than he who offers a sacrifice.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
To do justly and to speak truth, are more pleasing to God than the blood of sacrifices.








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