Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard Bible
If you had known what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice,, you would not have condemned the innocent.
New American Standard Bible
"But if you had known what this means, I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT A SACRIFICE,' you would not have condemned the innocent.
King James Bible
But if ye had known what [this] meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
If you had known what 'I want mercy and not sacrifice' means, you would not have condemned the innocent,
American Standard Version
But if ye had known what this meaneth, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.
Young's Literal Translation
and if ye had known what is: Kindness I will, and not sacrifice -- ye had not condemned the blameless,
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