Psalm 14:1-6 NIV

14:1-7pp -- Ps 53:1-6

For the director of music. Of David.

1 The foola says in his heart, "There is no God."1 They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.

References for Psalms 14:1

    • a 14:1 - The Hebrew words rendered "fool" in Psalms denote one who is morally deficient.
      2 The LORD looks down from heaven2 on the sons of men to see if there are any who understand,3 any who seek God.4

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      3 All have turned aside,5 they have together become corrupt;6 there is no one who does good,7 not even one.8

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      4 Will evildoers never learn--9 those who devour my people10 as men eat bread and who do not call on the LORD?11

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      5 There they are, overwhelmed with dread, for God is present in the company of the righteous.
      6 You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor, but the LORD is their refuge.12

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