The (A)sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,
But (B)the prayer of the upright is His delight.

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11 (A)What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me?”
Says the Lord.
“I [a]have had enough of burnt offerings of rams
And the fat of fed cattle;
And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls, lambs or goats.
12 “When you come (B)to appear before Me,
Who requires [b]of you this trampling of My courts?
13 “Bring your worthless offerings no longer,
(C)Incense is an abomination to Me.
(D)New moon and sabbath, the (E)calling of assemblies—
I cannot (F)endure iniquity and the solemn assembly.
14 “I hate your new moon festivals and your (G)appointed feasts,
They have become a burden to Me;
I am (H)weary of bearing them.
15 “So when you (I)spread out your hands in prayer,
(J)I will hide My eyes from you;
Yes, even though you (K)multiply prayers,
I will not listen.
(L)Your hands are [c]covered with blood.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 1:11 Or am sated with
  2. Isaiah 1:12 Lit of your hand
  3. Isaiah 1:15 Lit full of

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