Compare Translations for Psalm 53:1

Psalm 53:1 ASV
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity; There is none that doeth good.
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Psalm 53:1 BBE
Psalm 53:1 CEB
Fools say in their hearts, There's no God. They are corrupt and do horrible deeds; not one of them does anything good.
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Psalm 53:1 CJB
For the leader. On machalat. A maskil of David: A brutish fool tells himself, "There isn't any God."Such people are depraved, all their deeds are vile, not one of them does what is good.
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Psalm 53:1 RHE
(52-1) <Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David.> The fool said in his heart: There is no God. (52-2) They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good.
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Psalm 53:1 ESV
The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, doing abominable iniquity; there is none who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 GW
Godless fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt. They do disgusting things. There is no one who does good things.
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Psalm 53:1 GNT
Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are all corrupt, and they have done terrible things; there is no one who does what is right.
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Psalm 53:1 HNV
<> The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity. There is no one who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 CSB
The fool says in his heart, "God does not exist." They are corrupt, and they do vile deeds. There is no one who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 KJV
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.
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Psalm 53:1 LEB
[The] fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt and they have done abominable iniquity. There is none who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 NAS
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God," They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice ; There is no one who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 NCV
Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." Fools are evil and do terrible things; none of them does anything good.
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Psalm 53:1 NIRV
Foolish people say in their hearts, "There is no God." They do all kinds of horrible and evil things. No one does anything good.
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Psalm 53:1 NIV
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.
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Psalm 53:1 NKJV
To the Chief Musician. Set to 'Mahalath.' A Contemplation of David. The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity; There is none who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 NLT
For the choir director: A meditation of David. Only fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; no one does good!
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Psalm 53:1 NRS
Fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, they commit abominable acts; there is no one who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 RSV
To the choirmaster: according to Mahalath. A Maskil of David. The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, doing abominable iniquity; there is none that does good.
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Psalm 53:1 DBY
{To the chief Musician. On Mahalath: an instruction. Of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God! They have corrupted themselves, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.
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Psalm 53:1 MSG
Bilious and bloated, they gas, "God is gone." It's poison gas - they foul themselves, they poison Rivers and skies; thistles are their cash crop.
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Psalm 53:1 WBT
To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David. The fool hath said in his heart, [There is] no God. They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity: [there is] none that doeth good.
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Psalm 53:1 TMB
<> The fool hath said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt and have done abominable iniquity; there is none that doeth good.
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Psalm 53:1 TNIV
Fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their ways are vile; there is no one who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 WEB
<> The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity. There is no one who does good.
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Psalm 53:1 WYC
To the overcomer by the quire, the learning of David. The unwise man said in his heart, God is not. They be corrupt, and made abominable in their wickednesses; none is that doeth good. (To the overcomer, or the victor, the teaching of David. The fool said in his heart, There is no God. Such men be corrupt, and they be made abominable in their wickednesses; there is no one who doeth good, no not one.)
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Psalm 53:1 YLT
To the Overseer. -- `On a disease.' -- An instruction, by David. A fool said in his heart, `There is no God.' They have done corruptly, Yea, they have done abominable iniquity, There is none doing good.
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Psalms 53 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 53

The corruption of man by nature.

- This psalm is almost the same as the 14th. The scope of it is to convince us of our sins. God, by the psalmist, here shows us how bad we are, and proves this by his own certain knowledge. He speaks terror to persecutors, the worst of sinners. He speaks encouragement to God's persecuted people. How comes it that men are so bad? Because there is no fear of God before their eyes. Men's bad practices flow from their bad principles; if they profess to know God, yet in works, because in thoughts, they deny him. See the folly of sin; he is a fool, in the account of God, whose judgment we are sure is right, that harbours such corrupt thoughts. And see the fruit of sin; to what it brings men, when their hearts are hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. See also the faith of the saints, and their hope and power as to the cure of this great evil. There will come a Saviour, a great salvation, a salvation from sin. God will save his church from its enemies. He will save all believers from their own sins, that they may not be led captive by them, which will be everlasting joy to them. From this work the Redeemer had his name JESUS, for he shall save his people from their sins, Mt. 1:21 .

Psalms 53 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 53

Psalms 53:1-6 . of the fourteenth Psalm is given we do not know.

1-4. with few verbal changes, correspond with Psalms 14:1-4 .

5. Instead of assurances of God's presence with the pious, and a complaint of the wicked, Psalms 14:5 Psalms 14:6 portrays the ruin of the latter, whose "bones" even "are scattered" (compare Psalms 141:7 ), and who are put to shame as contemptuously rejected of God.