Amos 5:21
Good News Translation
The LORD says, "I hate your religious festivals; I cannot stand them!

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD, hate and despise your religious celebrations and your times of worship.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I hate, and have rejected your festivities: and I will not receive the odour of your assemblies.

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I hate, and have rejected your festivities: and I will not receive the odour of your assemblies.

hate.

Proverbs 15:8 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.

Proverbs 21:27 The sacrifices of the wicked are abominable, because they are offered of wickedness.

Proverbs 28:9 He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.

Isaiah 1:11-16 To what purpose do you offer me the multitude of your victims, saith the Lord? I am full, I desire not holocausts of rams, and fat of fatlings, and blood of calves, and lambs, and buck goats. . . .

Isaiah 66:3 He that sacrificeth an ox, is as if he slew a man: he that killeth a sheep in sacrifice, as if he should brain a dog: he that offereth an oblation, as if he should offer swine's blood; he that remembereth incense, as if he should bless an idol. All these things have they chosen in their ways, and their soul is delighted in their abominations.

Jeremiah 6:20 To what purpose do you bring me frankincense from Saba, and the sweet smelling cane from a far country? your holocausts are not acceptable, nor are your sacrifices pleasing to me.

Jeremiah 7:21-23 Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices, and eat ye the flesh. . . .

Hosea 8:13 They shall offer victims, they shall sacrifice flesh, and shall eat it, and the Lord will not receive them: now will he remember their iniquity, and will visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

I will.

Genesis 8:21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour, and said: I will no more curse the earth for the sake of man: for the imagination and thought of man's heart are prone to evil from his youth: therefore I will no more destroy every living soul as I have done.

Leviticus 26:31 Insomuch that I will bring your cities to be a wilderness: and I will make your sanctuaries desolate: and will receive no more your sweet odours.

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.

Philippians 4:18 But I have all and abound: I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things you sent, an odour of sweetness, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

smell in your solemn assemblies.

Context
The Day of the LORD
20Shall not the day of the Lord be darkness, and not light: and obscurity, and no brightness in it? 21I hate, and have rejected your festivities: and I will not receive the odour of your assemblies.22And if you offer me holocausts, and your gifts, I will not receive them: neither will I regard the vows of your fat beasts.…
Cross References
Leviticus 26:31
Insomuch that I will bring your cities to be a wilderness: and I will make your sanctuaries desolate: and will receive no more your sweet odours.

Isaiah 1:11
To what purpose do you offer me the multitude of your victims, saith the Lord? I am full, I desire not holocausts of rams, and fat of fatlings, and blood of calves, and lambs, and buck goats.

Isaiah 66:3
He that sacrificeth an ox, is as if he slew a man: he that killeth a sheep in sacrifice, as if he should brain a dog: he that offereth an oblation, as if he should offer swine's blood; he that remembereth incense, as if he should bless an idol. All these things have they chosen in their ways, and their soul is delighted in their abominations.

Jeremiah 14:12
When they fast I will not hear their prayers: and if they offer holocausts and victims, I will not receive them: for I will consume them by the sword, and by famine, and by the pestilence.

Ezekiel 23:18
And she discovered her fornications, and discovered her disgrace: and my soul was alienated from her, as my soul was alienated from her sister.

Hosea 2:11
And I will cause all her mirth to cease, her solemnities, her new moons, her sabbaths, and all her festival times.

Hosea 5:6
With their flocks and with their herds, they shall go to seek the Lord, and shall not find him: he is withdrawn from them.

Amos 4:4
Come ye to Bethel, and do wickedly: to Galgal, and multiply transgressions: and bring in the morning your victims, your tithes in three days.

Amos 4:5
And offer a sacrifice of praise with leaven: and call free offerings, and proclaim it: for so you would do, O children of Israel, saith the Lord God.

Amos 6:8
The Lord God hath sworn by his own soul, saith the Lord the God of hosts: I detest the pride of Jacob, and I hate his houses, and I will deliver up the city with the inhabitants thereof.

Amos 8:10
And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God, that the sun shall go down at midday, and I will make the earth dark in the day of light:

Additional Translations
I hate, I despise your feasts! I cannot stand the stench of your solemn assemblies.I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.

I hate, I reject your feasts, and I will not smell your meat-offerings in your general assemblies.

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

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.

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

I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies.

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