Psalm 14 TNIV

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

For the director of music. Of David."

1 Foolsa say in their hearts, "There is no God."1 They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.

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    • 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 human race to see if there are any who understand,3 any who seek God.4

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

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      4 Do all these evildoers know nothing?9 They devour my people10 as though eating bread; they never call on the LORD.11

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      5 But 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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      7 Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion!13 When the LORD restores14 his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!

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