New Living Translation
"I hate all your show and pretense--the hypocrisy of your religious festivals and solemn assemblies.
King James Bible
I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.
Darby Bible Translation
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will not smell a sweet odour in your solemn assemblies.
World English Bible
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I can't stand your solemn assemblies.
Young's Literal Translation
I have hated -- I have loathed your festivals, And I am not refreshed by your restraints.
Amos 5:21 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
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.
LibraryWhether the Old Law Should have Been Given to the Jews Alone?
Objection 1: It would seem that the Old Law should not have been given to the Jews alone. For the Old Law disposed men for the salvation which was to come through Christ, as stated above (AA,3). But that salvation was to come not to the Jews alone but to all nations, according to Is. 49:6: "It is a small thing that thou shouldst be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to convert the dregs of Israel. Behold I have given thee to be the light of the Gentiles, that thou mayest be …
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Ripe for Gathering
I will make your cities desolate and destroy your places of pagan worship. I will take no pleasure in your offerings that should be a pleasing aroma to me.
"What makes you think I want all your sacrifices?" says the LORD. "I am sick of your burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fattened cattle. I get no pleasure from the blood of bulls and lambs and goats.
But those who choose their own ways--delighting in their detestable sins--will not have their offerings accepted. When such people sacrifice a bull, it is no more acceptable than a human sacrifice. When they sacrifice a lamb, it's as though they had sacrificed a dog! When they bring an offering of grain, they might as well offer the blood of a pig. When they burn frankincense, it's as if they had blessed an idol.
When they fast, I will pay no attention. When they present their burnt offerings and grain offerings to me, I will not accept them. Instead, I will devour them with war, famine, and disease."
"In the same way, I became disgusted with Oholibah and rejected her, just as I had rejected her sister, because she flaunted herself before them and gave herself to satisfy their lusts.
I will put an end to her annual festivals, her new moon celebrations, and her Sabbath days--all her appointed festivals.
When they come with their flocks and herds to offer sacrifices to the LORD, they will not find him, because he has withdrawn from them.
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