Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition
7 May the Lord be appeased with thousands of rams, or with many thousands of fat he goats? shall I give my firstborn for my wickedness, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
8 I will shew thee, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requireth of thee: Verily, to do judgment, and to love mercy, and to walk solicitous with thy God.
9 The voice of the Lord crieth to the city, and salvation shall be to them that fear thy name: hear, O ye tribes, and who shall approve it?Read full chapter
New International Version
7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams,(A)
with ten thousand rivers of olive oil?(B)
Shall I offer my firstborn(C) for my transgression,
the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?(D)
8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.
And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly(E) and to love mercy
and to walk humbly[a](F) with your God.(G)
Israel’s Guilt and Punishment
King James Version
7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
8 He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
9 The Lord's voice crieth unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.Read full chapter