Amos 5:21

“I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I hate, I despise your feast dayes, and I will not smell in your solemne assemblies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I hate, I reject your festivals, Nor do I delight in your solemn assemblies.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your feasts are disgusting to me, I will have nothing to do with them; I will take no delight in your holy meetings.
- Basic English Bible

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will not smell [a sweet odour] in your solemn assemblies.
- Darby Bible

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.
- Webster's Bible

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies.
- World English Bible

I have hated -- I have loathed your festivals, And I am not refreshed by your restraints.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Amos 5:21


5:21 I hate - Impure and unholy as they are. Will not smell - A savour, of rest or delight, I will not accept and be pleased with.


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