Psalm 14 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is no one who does good. 1 The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.
2 The Lord looks down from heaven on humankind to see if there are any who are wise, who seek after God. 2 The LORD looks down from heaven on the sons of men to see if there are any who understand, any who seek God.
3 They have all gone astray, they are all alike perverse; there is no one who does good, no, not one. 3 All have turned aside, they have together become corrupt; there is no one who does good, not even one.
4 Have they no knowledge, all the evildoers who eat up my people as they eat bread, and do not call upon the Lord? 4 Will evildoers never learn-- those who devour my people as men eat bread and who do not call on the LORD?
5 There they shall be in great terror, for God is with the company of the righteous. 5 There they are, overwhelmed with dread, for God is present in the company of the righteous.
6 You would confound the plans of the poor, but the Lord is their refuge. 6 You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor, but the LORD is their refuge.
7 O that deliverance for Israel would come from Zion! When the Lord restores the fortunes of his people, Jacob will rejoice; Israel will be glad. 7 Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion! When the LORD restores the fortunes of his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!