Hypocrisy Rebuked

But he who kills an ox is like one who slays a man;
He who sacrifices a lamb is like the one who breaks a dog’s neck;
He who offers a grain offering is like one who offers (A)swine’s blood;
He who [a](B)burns incense is like the one who blesses an idol.
As they have chosen their (C)own ways,
And their soul delights in their (D)abominations,

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 66:3 Lit offers a memorial of incense

What God Requires of Man

(A)With what shall I come to the Lord
And bow myself before the God on high?
Shall I come to Him with (B)burnt offerings,
With yearling calves?
Does the Lord take delight in (C)thousands of rams,
In ten thousand rivers of oil?
Shall I present my (D)firstborn for my rebellious acts,
The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

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