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Proverbs 21:3

    Proverbs 21:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

    To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice.

    World English Bible

    To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 21:3

    To do justice and judgment - The words of Samuel to Saul. See note on 1 Samuel 15:23.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 21:3

    Compare the marginal reference. The words have a special significance as coming from the king who had built the temple, and had offered sacrifices that could not be numbered for multitude" 1 Kings 8:5.