Hosea 6:6

Hebrew Bible

4 What am I going to do with you, O Ephraim? What am I going to do with you, O Judah? For your faithfulness is as fleeting as the morning mist; it disappears as quickly as dawn’s dew. 5 Therefore, I will certainly cut you into pieces at the hands of the prophets; I will certainly kill you in fulfillment of my oracles of judgment, for my judgment will come forth like the light of the dawn. 6 For I delight in faithfulness, not simply in sacrifice; I delight in acknowledging God, not simply in whole burnt offerings. 7 At Adam they broke the covenant;Oh how they were unfaithful to me! 8 Gilead is a city full of evildoers; its streets are stained with bloody footprints! Source

Date: 6th Century B.C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)

Matthew 12:7

New Testament

5 Or have you not read in the law that the priests in the temple desecrate the Sabbath and yet are not guilty? 6 I tell you that something greater than the temple is here. 7 If you had known what this means: ‘I want mercy and not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. 8 For the Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath.” 9 Then Jesus left that place and entered their synagogue. Source

Date: 70-90 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)
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