Psalm 51:19
New International Version
Then you will delight in the sacrifices of the righteous, in burnt offerings offered whole; then bulls will be offered on your altar.

New Living Translation
Then you will be pleased with sacrifices offered in the right spirit— with burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings. Then bulls will again be sacrificed on your altar.

English Standard Version
then will you delight in right sacrifices, in burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on your altar.

Berean Study Bible
Then You will delight in righteous sacrifices, in whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on Your altar.

King James Bible
Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

New King James Version
Then You shall be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, With burnt offering and whole burnt offering; Then they shall offer bulls on Your altar.

New American Standard Bible
Then You will delight in righteous sacrifices, In burnt offering and whole burnt offering; Then bulls will be offered on Your altar.

NASB 1995
Then You will delight in righteous sacrifices, In burnt offering and whole burnt offering; Then young bulls will be offered on Your altar.

NASB 1977
Then Thou wilt delight in righteous sacrifices, In burnt offering and whole burnt offering; Then young bulls will be offered on Thine altar.

Amplified Bible
Then will You delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, In burnt offering and whole burnt offering; Then young bulls will be offered on Your altar.

Christian Standard Bible
Then you will delight in righteous sacrifices, whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on your altar.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then You will delight in righteous sacrifices, whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on Your altar.

American Standard Version
Then will thou delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, In burnt-offering and in whole burnt-offering: Then will they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Then you will be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness and with burnt offerings; then they will offer bulls upon your altar.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then shalt thou be pleased with a sacrifice of righteousness, offering, and whole-burnt-sacrifices: then shall they offer calves upon thine altar.

Contemporary English Version
Then you will be pleased with the proper sacrifices, and we will offer bulls on your altar once again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then shalt thou accept the sacrifice of justice, oblations and whole burnt offerings: then shall they lay calves upon thy altar.

English Revised Version
Then shalt thou delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

Good News Translation
Then you will be pleased with proper sacrifices and with our burnt offerings; and bulls will be sacrificed on your altar.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then you will be pleased with sacrifices offered in the right spirit- with burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings. Young bulls will be offered on your altar.

International Standard Version
Then you will be pleased with right sacrifices, with burnt offerings, and with whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then wilt Thou delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt-offering and whole offering; Then will they offer bullocks upon Thine altar.

Literal Standard Version
Then You desire sacrifices of righteousness, Burnt-offering, and whole burnt-offering, Then they offer bullocks on your altar!

NET Bible
Then you will accept the proper sacrifices, burnt sacrifices and whole offerings; then bulls will be sacrificed on your altar.

New Heart English Bible
Then you will delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt offerings and in whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar.

World English Bible
Then you will delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt offerings and in whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. For the Chief Musician. A contemplation by David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, "David has come to Abimelech's house."

Young's Literal Translation
Then Thou desirest sacrifices of righteousness, Burnt-offering, and whole burnt-offering, Then they offer bullocks on thine altar!

Additional Translations ...
Context
Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God
18In Your good pleasure, cause Zion to prosper; build up the walls of Jerusalem. 19Then You will delight in righteous sacrifices, in whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on Your altar.

Cross References
Deuteronomy 33:10
He will teach Your ordinances to Jacob and Your law to Israel; he will set incense before You and whole burnt offerings on Your altar.

Deuteronomy 33:19
They will call the peoples to a mountain; there they will offer sacrifices of righteousness. For they will feast on the abundance of the seas and the hidden treasures of the sand."

Psalm 4:5
Offer the sacrifices of the righteous and trust in the LORD.

Psalm 20:3
May He remember all your gifts and look favorably on your burnt offerings. Selah

Psalm 66:13
I will enter Your house with burnt offerings; I will fulfill my vows to You--

Psalm 66:15
I will offer You fatlings as burnt offerings, with the fragrant smoke of rams; I will offer bulls and goats. Selah

Malachi 3:3
And He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the LORD in righteousness.


Treasury of Scripture

Then shall you be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks on your altar.

pleased

Psalm 66:13-15
I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: I will pay thee my vows, …

Psalm 118:27
God is the LORD, which hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.

Ephesians 5:2
And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.

sacrifices

Psalm 4:5
Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.

Malachi 3:3
And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.

Romans 12:1
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.









Verse 19. - Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness. "Then" - when the walls are completed - thou shalt receive the public sacrifices which will naturally be offered on the accomplishment of such a work (Nehemiah 12:43). And these sacrifices, offered willingly by grateful hearts, will be pleasing and acceptable unto thee. With burnt offering, and whole burnt offering. Only the head, the fat, and certain portions of the interior were ordinarily burnt when a victim was offered (Leviticus 1:8, 12; Leviticus 3:3, 4, etc.); but sometimes, when the offerer's heart was full, and he desired to indicate its complete and undivided surrender to God, the entire victim was consumed (see Hengstenberg, ad loc.). Then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar. Bullocks, or oxen, were offered on all great occasions (see 2 Samuel 24:22-25; 1 Kings 8:63; 1 Chronicles 29:21; 2 Chronicles 7:5; 2 Chronicles 29:32, 33; 2 Chronicles 35:7, 9; Ezra 6:17, etc.).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then
אָ֤ז (’āz)
Adverb
Strong's 227: At that time, place, therefore

You will delight
תַּחְפֹּ֣ץ (taḥ·pōṣ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2654: To incline to, to bend, to be pleased with, desire

in righteous
צֶ֭דֶק (ṣe·ḏeq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6664: The right, equity, prosperity

sacrifices,
זִבְחֵי־ (ziḇ·ḥê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 2077: A slaughter, the flesh of an animal, a sacrifice

in whole
וְכָלִ֑יל (wə·ḵā·lîl)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3632: Complete, the whole, as, fully

burnt offerings;
עוֹלָ֣ה (‘ō·w·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5930: Whole burnt offering

then
אָ֤ז (’āz)
Adverb
Strong's 227: At that time, place, therefore

bulls
פָרִֽים׃ (p̄ā·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6499: Young bull, steer

will be offered
יַעֲל֖וּ (ya·‘ă·lū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Your altar.
מִזְבַּחֲךָ֣ (miz·ba·ḥă·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4196: An altar


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