Psalm 50:7-17 NIV

7 "Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify1 against you: I am God, your God.2

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8 I do not rebuke3 you for your sacrifices or your burnt offerings,4 which are ever before me.

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9 I have no need of a bull5 from your stall or of goats6 from your pens,7

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10 for every animal of the forest8 is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills.9

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11 I know every bird10 in the mountains, and the creatures of the field11 are mine.

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12 If I were hungry I would not tell you, for the world12 is mine, and all that is in it.13

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13 Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats?
14 Sacrifice thank offerings14 to God, fulfill your vows15 to the Most High,16

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15 and call17 upon me in the day of trouble;18 I will deliver19 you, and you will honor20 me."

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16 But to the wicked, God says: "What right have you to recite my laws or take my covenant21 on your lips?22

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17 You hate23 my instruction and cast my words behind24 you.

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