1 Samuel 15:22
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8050 [e]שְׁמוּאֵ֗ל
šə-mū-’êl,
SamuelN-proper-ms
2656 [e]הַחֵ֤פֶץ
ha-ḥê-p̄eṣ
Has [as great] delightArt | N-ms
3068 [e]לַֽיהוָה֙
Yah-weh
YahwehPrep-l | N-proper-ms
5930 [e]בְּעֹל֣וֹת
bə-‘ō-lō-wṯ
in burnt offeringsPrep-b | N-fp
2077 [e]וּזְבָחִ֔ים
ū-zə-ḇā-ḥîm,
and sacrificesConj-w | N-mp
8085 [e]כִּשְׁמֹ֖עַ
kiš-mō-a‘
as in obeyingPrep-k | V-Qal-Inf
6963 [e]בְּק֣וֹל
bə-qō-wl
the voicePrep-b | N-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֑ה
Yah-weh;
of YahwehN-proper-ms
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֤ה
hin-nêh
beholdInterjection
8085 [e]שְׁמֹ֙עַ֙
šə-mō-a‘
to obeyV-Qal-Inf
2077 [e]מִזֶּ֣בַח
miz-ze-ḇaḥ
than sacrificePrep-m | N-ms
2896 [e]ט֔וֹב
ṭō-wḇ,
is betterAdj-ms
7181 [e]לְהַקְשִׁ֖יב
lə-haq-šîḇ
[And] to heedPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
2459 [e]מֵחֵ֥לֶב
mê-ḥê-leḇ
than the fatPrep-m | N-msc
352 [e]אֵילִֽים׃
’ê-lîm.
of ramsN-mp









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 15:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר שְׁמוּאֵ֗ל הַחֵ֤פֶץ לַֽיהוָה֙ בְּעֹלֹ֣ות וּזְבָחִ֔ים כִּשְׁמֹ֖עַ בְּקֹ֣ול יְהוָ֑ה הִנֵּ֤ה שְׁמֹ֙עַ֙ מִזֶּ֣בַח טֹ֔וב לְהַקְשִׁ֖יב מֵחֵ֥לֶב אֵילִֽים׃

שמואל א 15:22 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר שמואל החפץ ליהוה בעלות וזבחים כשמע בקול יהוה הנה שמע מזבח טוב להקשיב מחלב אילים׃

שמואל א 15:22 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר שמואל החפץ ליהוה בעלות וזבחים כשמע בקול יהוה הנה שמע מזבח טוב להקשיב מחלב אילים׃

שמואל א 15:22 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר שמואל החפץ ליהוה בעלות וזבחים כשמע בקול יהוה הנה שמע מזבח טוב להקשיב מחלב אילים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Samuel said, "Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices As in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Samuel said: Does the LORD take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? Look: to obey is better than sacrifice, to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Hath the Lord

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obey

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Ecclesiastes 5:1 Keep your foot when you go to the house of God, and be more ready …

Jeremiah 7:23 But this thing commanded I them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will …

Jeremiah 11:4,7 Which I commanded your fathers in the day that I brought them forth …

Jeremiah 26:13 Therefore now amend your ways and your doings, and obey the voice …

Hosea 6:6 For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God …

Matthew 5:24 Leave there your gift before the altar, and go your way; first be …

Mark 12:33 And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, …

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