I have no need of a bull(A) from your stall
    or of goats(B) from your pens,(C)
10 for every animal of the forest(D) is mine,
    and the cattle on a thousand hills.(E)
11 I know every bird(F) in the mountains,
    and the insects in the fields(G) are mine.

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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)

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Therefore, when Christ came into the world,(A) he said:

“Sacrifice and offering you did not desire,
    but a body you prepared for me;(B)
with burnt offerings and sin offerings
    you were not pleased.
Then I said, ‘Here I am—it is written about me in the scroll(C)
    I have come to do your will, my God.’”[a](D)

First he said, “Sacrifices and offerings, burnt offerings and sin offerings you did not desire, nor were you pleased with them”(E)—though they were offered in accordance with the law. Then he said, “Here I am, I have come to do your will.”(F) He sets aside the first to establish the second.

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  1. Hebrews 10:7 Psalm 40:6-8 (see Septuagint)

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