14 The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they have committed detestable acts; There is no one who does good. 2 The Lord has looked down from heaven upon the sons of mankind To see if there are any who [a]understand, Who seek God. 3 They have all turned aside, together they are corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.
4 Do all the workers of injustice not know, Who devour my people as they eat bread, Anddo not call upon the Lord? 5 There they are in great dread, For God is with a righteous generation. 6 You would put to shame the plan of the poor, But the Lord is his refuge.
7 Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion! When the Lordrestores the fortunes of His people, Jacob will rejoice, Israel will be glad.
For the music director; according to [a]Mahalath. A [b]Maskil of David.
53 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. 2 God has looked down from heaven upon the sons of mankind To see if there is anyone who [c]understands, Who seeks after God. 3 Every one of them has turned aside; together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.
4 Have the workers of injustice no knowledge, Who eat up My people like they ate bread, And have not called upon God? 5 They were in great [d]fear there, where no [e]fear had been; For God scattered the bones of [f]him who encamped against you; You put them to shame, because God had rejected them. 6 Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come from Zion! When God restores the fortunes of His people, Jacob shall rejoice, Israel shall be glad.
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