Proverbs 21:3

“To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 21:3

To doe iustice and iudgement, is more acceptable to the Lord, then sacrifice.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To do what is right and true is more pleasing to the Lord than an offering.
- Basic English Bible

To exercise justice and judgment is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.
- Darby Bible

To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
- Webster's Bible

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.
- World English Bible

To do righteousness and judgment, Is chosen of Jehovah rather than sacrifice.
- Youngs Literal Bible

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 21:3

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 21:3


21:1 The kings - He names kings not to exclude other men, but because they are more arbitrary and uncontrollable than others. As rivers - Which husband - men draw by little channels into the adjacent grounds as they please.

21:4 The plowing - Even their civil or natural actions, which in themselves are lawful, are made sinful as they are managed by ungodly men, without any regard to the glory of God, which ought to be the end of all our actions.

21:5 Hasty - Who manages his affairs rashly.


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