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Hosea 6:6
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I desire goodness, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.
For I desire and delight in [steadfast] loyalty [faithfulness in the covenant relationship], rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I desire and delight in dutiful steadfast love and goodness, not sacrifice, and the knowledge of and acquaintance with God more than burnt offerings.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
I desire faithful love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God instead of entirely burned offerings.
For what I desire is mercy, not sacrifices, knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
I’d rather for you to be faithful and to know me than to offer sacrifices.
For I delight in loving-kindness, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice: and the knowledge of God more than holocausts.
This is because I want faithful love, not sacrifice. I want people to know God, not to bring burnt offerings.
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
I ·want [desire; delight in] ·faithful love [mercy; lovingkindness] ·more than I want animal sacrifices [L and not sacrifice]. I want ·people to know me [the knowledge of God] more than I want burnt offerings [Lev. 1:1–17].
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice, and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
I want your loyalty, not your sacrifices. I want you to know me, not to give me burnt offerings.
I want your constant love, not your animal sacrifices. I would rather have my people know me than burn offerings to me.
For I desire loyalty and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
I want faithful love more than I want animal sacrifices. I want people to know me more than I want burnt offerings.
For it is love that I seek, and not sacrifice; knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
Because I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, and knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
“I don’t want your sacrifices—I want your love; I don’t want your offerings—I want you to know me.
“What am I to do with you, Ephraim? What do I make of you, Judah? Your declarations of love last no longer than morning mist and predawn dew. That’s why I use prophets to shake you to attention, why my words cut you to the quick: To wake you up to my judgment blazing like light. I’m after love that lasts, not more religion. I want you to know God, not go to more prayer meetings. You broke the covenant—just like Adam! You broke faith with me—ungrateful wretches!
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice, and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
I want your loyalty, not your sacrifices. I want you to know me, not to give me burnt offerings.
For it is loyalty that I desire, not sacrifice, and knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
For I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
I want faithful love more than I want animal sacrifices. I want people to know me more than I want burnt offerings.
For I delight in faithfulness, not simply in sacrifice; I delight in acknowledging God, not simply in whole burnt offerings.
I want mercy and not sacrifice. I want you to recognize me as God instead of bringing me burnt offerings.
For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings.
For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings.
For I desire mercy and not sacrifice, And the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
I want loving-kindness and not a gift to be given in worship. I want people to know God instead of giving burnt gifts.
I want you to show love, not offer sacrifices. I want you to know me more than I want burnt offerings.
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt-offerings.
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt-offerings.
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
For I desired chesed, and not zevach; and the da’as Elohim more than olot (burnt offerings). [Mt 9:13 OJBC]
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God, rather than burnt offerings.
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God, rather than burnt offerings.
For I delight in loyalty and not sacrifice, knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I want not animal sacrifices, but mercy. I don’t want burnt offerings; I want people to know Me as God!
For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I would mercy, and not sacrifice, and I would the knowing of God, more than burnt sacrifices. (For I desire love, and not sacrifices, yea, I desire the knowing of God, more than any burnt sacrifices.)
For kindness I desired, and not sacrifice, And a knowledge of God above burnt-offerings.
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