Hebrews 10:6

6 In burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin You had no pleasure.

Hebrews 10:6 Meaning and Commentary

Hebrews 10:6

In burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin
Which were the principal kinds of offerings under the law:

thou hast had no pleasure;
not only in comparison of moral duties, or spiritual sacrifices, such as those of praise and thanksgiving, ( Psalms 69:30 Psalms 69:31 ) but so as to accept of the offerers for the sake of them, and smell a sweet savour in them; for these could not satisfy his justice, appease his anger, or expiate sin; and when they were in full force, and offered in the most agreeable manner, they were no otherwise well pleasing to God, than as they were types of, and had respect unto the sacrifice of his Son. In the Hebrew text it is, "thou didst not require, or ask for"; for them, when the time was up that Christ should come into the world.

Hebrews 10:6 In-Context

4 For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and goats could take away sins.
5 Therefore, when He came into the world, He said: "Sacrifice and offering You did not desire, But a body You have prepared for Me.
6 In burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin You had no pleasure.
7 Then I said, 'Behold, I have come-- In the volume of the book it is written of Me-- To do Your will, O God.' "
8 Previously saying, "Sacrifice and offering, burnt offerings, and offerings for sin You did not desire, nor had pleasure in them" (which are offered according to the law),
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