Parallel Bible results for Psalm 53

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Psalm 53

NRS 1 Fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, they commit abominable acts; there is no one who does good. NIV 1 The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good. NRS 2 God looks down from heaven on humankind to see if there are any who are wise, who seek after God. NIV 2 God looks down from heaven on the sons of men to see if there are any who understand, any who seek God. NRS 3 They have all fallen away, they are all alike perverse; there is no one who does good, no, not one. NIV 3 Everyone has turned away, they have together become corrupt; there is no one who does good, not even one. NRS 4 Have they no knowledge, those evildoers, who eat up my people as they eat bread, and do not call upon God? NIV 4 Will the evildoers never learn-- those who devour my people as men eat bread and who do not call on God? NRS 5 There they shall be in great terror, in terror such as has not been. For God will scatter the bones of the ungodly; they will be put to shame, for God has rejected them. NIV 5 There they were, overwhelmed with dread, where there was nothing to dread. God scattered the bones of those who attacked you; you put them to shame, for God despised them. NRS 6 O that deliverance for Israel would come from Zion! When God restores the fortunes of his people, Jacob will rejoice; Israel will be glad. NIV 6 Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion! When God restores the fortunes of his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!