Proverbs 21:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6213 [e]עֲ֭שֹׂה
‘ă-śōh
to doV-Qal-Inf
6666 [e]צְדָקָ֣ה
ṣə-ḏā-qāh
righteousnessN-fs
4941 [e]וּמִשְׁפָּ֑ט
ū-miš-pāṭ;
and justiceConj-w | N-ms
977 [e]נִבְחָ֖ר
niḇ-ḥār
[Is] more acceptableV-Nifal-Prtcpl-ms
3068 [e]לַיהוָ֣ה
Yah-weh
to YahwehPrep-l | N-proper-ms
2077 [e]מִזָּֽבַח׃
miz-zā-ḇaḥ.
than sacrificePrep-m | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 21:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עֲ֭שֹׂה צְדָקָ֣ה וּמִשְׁפָּ֑ט נִבְחָ֖ר לַיהוָ֣ה מִזָּֽבַח׃

משלי 21:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עשה צדקה ומשפט נבחר ליהוה מזבח׃

משלי 21:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עשה צדקה ומשפט נבחר ליהוה מזבח׃

משלי 21:3 Hebrew Bible
עשה צדקה ומשפט נבחר ליהוה מזבח׃

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

King James Bible
To do justice and judgment 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.
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