Jeremiah 6:20

Impending Disaster for Jerusalem

20 z For what purpose to Me
Comes frankincense a from Sheba,
And b sweet cane from a far country?
c Your burnt offerings are not acceptable,
Nor your sacrifices sweet to Me."

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 40:6
    Sacrifice and offering You did not desire; My e...
    Psalms 50:7 - 9
    Hear, O My people, and I will speak, O Israel, ...
    Isaiah 1:11
    To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrif...
    Isaiah 66:3
    He who kills a bull is as if he slays a man; He...
    Amos 5:21
    I hate, I despise your feast days, And I do not...
    Micah 6:6
    With what shall I come before the LORD, And bow...
    Micah 6:7
    Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams...
  2. Cross References
    Isaiah 60:6
    The multitude of camels shall cover your land, The dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; All those from Sheba shall come; They shall bring gold and incense, And they shall proclaim the praises of the LORD.
  3. Cross References
    Isaiah 43:24
    You have bought Me no sweet cane with money, Nor have you satisfied Me with the fat of your sacrifices; But you have burdened Me with your sins, You have wearied Me with your iniquities.
  4. Cross References
    Jeremiah 7:21 - 23
    Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: "Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat meat.
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