Psalm 50:9
New International Version
I have no need of a bull from your stall or of goats from your pens,

New Living Translation
But I do not need the bulls from your barns or the goats from your pens.

English Standard Version
I will not accept a bull from your house or goats from your folds.

Berean Study Bible
I have no need for a bull from your stall or goats from your pens,

King James Bible
I will take no bullock out of thy house, nor he goats out of thy folds.

New King James Version
I will not take a bull from your house, Nor goats out of your folds.

New American Standard Bible
“I will not take a bull from your house, Nor male goats from your folds.

NASB 1995
“I shall take no young bull out of your house Nor male goats out of your folds.

NASB 1977
“I shall take no young bull out of your house, Nor male goats out of your folds.

Amplified Bible
“I will accept no young bull from your house Nor male goat from your folds.

Christian Standard Bible
I will not take a bull from your household or male goats from your pens,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will not accept a bull from your household or male goats from your pens,

American Standard Version
I will take no bullock out of thy house, Nor he-goats out of thy folds.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I shall not take bulls from your house, neither goats from your fold.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I will take no bullocks out of thine house, nor he-goats out of thy flocks.

Contemporary English Version
I won't accept your offerings of bulls and goats.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will not take calves out of thy house: nor he goats out of thy flocks.

English Revised Version
I will take no bullock out of thy house, nor he-goats out of thy folds.

Good News Translation
And yet I do not need bulls from your farms or goats from your flocks;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[But] I will not accept [another] young bull from your household or a single male goat from your pens.

International Standard Version
I will no longer accept a sacrificial bull from your household; nor goats from your pens.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I will take no bullock out of thy house, Nor he-goats out of thy folds.

Literal Standard Version
I do not take a bullock from your house, [Or] male goats from your folds.

NET Bible
I do not need to take a bull from your household or goats from your sheepfolds.

New Heart English Bible
I have no need for a bull from your stall, nor male goats from your pens.

World English Bible
I have no need for a bull from your stall, nor male goats from your pens.

Young's Literal Translation
I take not from thy house a bullock, From thy folds he goats.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Mighty One Calls
8I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices, and your burnt offerings are ever before Me. 9I have no need for a bull from your stall or goats from your pens, 10for every beast of the forest is Mine—the cattle on a thousand hills.…

Cross References
Psalm 50:13
Do I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats?

Psalm 69:31
And this will please the LORD more than an ox, more than a bull with horns and hooves.

Isaiah 40:16
Lebanon is not sufficient for fuel, nor its animals enough for a burnt offering.

Micah 6:7
Would the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I present my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?


Treasury of Scripture

I will take no bullock out of your house, nor he goats out of your folds.

Isaiah 43:23,24
Thou hast not brought me the small cattle of thy burnt offerings; neither hast thou honoured me with thy sacrifices. I have not caused thee to serve with an offering, nor wearied thee with incense…

Micah 6:6-8
Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? …

Acts 17:25
Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;









(9-18) Notice the fine tone of irony that pervades this rebuke, the best weapon against ritualistic errors.

Verse 9. - I will take no bullock out of thy house, nor he goats out of thy folds. The offerings of those who offer amiss will not be accepted. God declines to receive them.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I have no
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

need
אֶקַּ֣ח (’eq·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3947: To take

for a bull
פָ֑ר (p̄ār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6499: Young bull, steer

from your stall
מִבֵּיתְךָ֣ (mib·bê·ṯə·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

or goats
עַתּוּדִֽים׃ (‘at·tū·ḏîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6260: Prepared, full grown, of he-goats, leaders of the people

from your pens,
מִ֝מִּכְלְאֹתֶ֗יךָ (mim·miḵ·lə·’ō·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4356: An enclosure, fold


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