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(please help me to understand this vers.. thanx!)To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

proverbs 21:3

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God prefers that our hearts be right with Him & that we want to follow Him & love Him rather than us performing religious rituals in futile efforts to please Him.
God does not desire religious works. He wants a personal relationship with each of us. He wants us to want Him & His grace & forgiveness. We can't earn or deserve salvation & love from God based on what we do (or do not do). It's a all a gift.
Read Psalm 51:16-17 for more help.

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Where does the text say anything about a 'personal relationship'? You are just making things up!
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God desires our hearts. Not religion. Our hearts are the center of who we are. God wants to be that close to us!
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Proverbs 21:3 does not say that!
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To do justice & judgment is more important to the Lord than sacrifice. Proverbs 21:3

The condition of our hearts & our motives are more important to God than religious acts.
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Doing what is right is better than doing something wrong and take the risk

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Being grammatically competent.
Excellent spelling probably comes second.

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i gottcha! thanx;)
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In the Old Testament (Proverbs) ... you made a sacrifice to God in order to have your sins forgiven.

So the verse is saying that God would prefer you to do right ... than to do wrong and then give Him a sacrifice to gain His forgiveness.

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Nonsense. The Hebrew word used is 'zevakh' not 'korban' or 'khatat'. You interpret the wrong kind of sacrifice.
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Oh, I think you are right.
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Well, I think you are both right.
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It says that as far as personal, optional sacrifice is concerned (unlike public ceremony or compulsory ones), specifically those made to thank God or as celebration, God would prefer over them justice and fairness (specifically in the court system - civil and criminal). I mean, this is the explicit text, how come so many get it so fundamentally wrong?!?

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Probably because most people who read the Bible don't know Hebrew ... so we're going off the English words.
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Too bad if your chosen translation uses 'sacrifice' for both 'zevakh' and 'khatat'. Those are different concepts. Only the latter are associated with sin, not the former. I think the mistranslation is intentional though in the Christian translations, because if they don't mistranslate the entire Jesus as lamb sacrifice doctrine collapses. I suggest you get a better translation. Try the Koren Jerusalem Bible or the New JPS.
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