Folly and Wickedness of Men.

1 1The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God," They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; 2There is no one who does good.

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2 God has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there is 3anyone who understands, Who 4seeks after God.

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3 5Every one of them has turned aside; together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.

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4 Have the workers of wickedness 6no knowledge, Who eat up My people as though they ate bread And have not called upon God?

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5 There they were in great fear 7where no fear had been; For God 8scattered the bones of him who encamped against you; You 9put them to shame, because 10God had rejected them.

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6 Oh *, that 11the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When God restores His captive people, Let Jacob rejoice, let Israel be glad.

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    • e 53:6 - Lit "would be"
    • f 53:6 - Or "restores the fortunes of His people"
    • g 53:6 - Or "Jacob will rejoice, Israel will be glad"