For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For I deſired * mercie, and not ſacrifice; and the knowledge of God more then burnt offerings.
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
דַּעַת , masculine/feminine noun, daʿat — knowledge (value 474)
H1847, דַּעַת daʻath, dah'-ath; from H3045; knowledge:—cunning, (ig-) norantly, know(-ledge), (un-) awares (wittingly).
knowledge, perception, skill
discernment, understanding, wisdom
Used in 91 Verses, 16 Books 93  Occurrence Count
זֶבַח , masculine noun, zevah — a sacrifice (value 17)
H2077, זֶבַח zebach, zeh'-bakh; from H2076; properly, a slaughter, i.e. the flesh of an animal; by implication, a sacrifice (the victim or the act):—offer(-ing), sacrifice.
sacrifices of righteousness
sacrifices of strife
sacrifices to dead things
the covenant sacrifice
Used in 153 Verses, 25 Books 162  Occurrence Count
חֶסֶד , masculine noun, hesed — goodness, kindness (value 72)
H2617, חֶסֶד cheçed, kheh'-sed; from H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty:—favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-) kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.
goodness, kindness, faithfulness
a reproach, shame
Used in 241 Verses, 28 Books 247  Occurrence Count
חָפֵץ , verb, hafeytz — to delight in (value 178)
H2654, חָפֵץ châphêts, khaw-fates'; a primitive root; properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire:—× any at all, (have, take) delight, desire, favour, like, move, be (well) pleased, have pleasure, will, would.
to delight in, take pleasure in, desire, be pleased with
to take pleasure in, delight in
to delight, desire, be pleased to do
to delight in, have pleasure in
to be pleased to do
to move, bend down
(Qal) to bend down
Used in 71 Verses, 22 Books 74  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
לֹא , adverb, loʾ — not (value 31)
H3808, לֹא lôʼ, lo; or לוֹא lôwʼ; or לֹה lôh; (Deuteronomy 3:11), a primitive particle; + not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles:—× before, + or else, ere, + except, ig(-norant), much, less, nay, neither, never, no((-ne), -r, (-thing)), (× as though...,(can-), for) not (out of), of nought, otherwise, out of, + surely, + as truly as, + of a truth, + verily, for want, + whether, without.
not (with verb - absolute prohibition)
not (with modifier - negation)
without (with particle)
before (of time)
Used in 3966 Verses, 39 Books 5186  Occurrence Count
עֹלָה , feminine noun, ʿola — whole burnt offering (value 105)
H5930, עֹלָה ʻôlâh, o-law'; or עוֹלָה ʻôwlâh; feminine active participle of H5927; a step or (collectively, stairs, as ascending); usually a holocaust (as going up in smoke):—ascent, burnt offering (sacrifice), go up to. See also H5766.
whole burnt offering
ascent, stairway, steps
Used in 262 Verses, 23 Books 287  Occurrence Count
|Hosea 6:6Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
|Original Text (WLC)
|כִּ֛י חֶ֥סֶד חָפַ֖צְתִּי וְלֹא־זָ֑בַח וְדַ֥עַת אֱלֹהִ֖ים מֵעֹלֽוֹת׃
|Verse #22174 (Ch. #868) — 8 words, 30 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|For I desired
|and not sacrifice;
|and the knowledge
|more than burnt offerings.
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