English Standard Version
11 (A)“What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices?
says the Lord;
I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams
and the fat of well-fed beasts;
I do not delight in the blood of bulls,
or of lambs, or of goats.
12 “When you come to (B)appear before me,
who has required of you
this trampling of my courts?
13 Bring no more vain offerings;
incense is an abomination to me.
(C)New moon and Sabbath and the (D)calling of convocations—
I cannot endure (E)iniquity and (F)solemn assembly.
14 Your (G)new moons and your appointed feasts
my soul hates;
they have become a burden to me;
I am weary of bearing them.
15 When you (H)spread out your hands,
I will hide my eyes from you;
(I)even though you make many prayers,
I will not listen;
(J)your hands are full of blood.
16 (K)Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean;
remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes;
(L)cease to do evil,
17 learn to do good;
(N)bring justice to the fatherless,
plead the widow's cause.
- Isaiah 1:18 Or dispute