Psalm 14 – New International Version (NIV)
For the director of music. Of David.
- The fool[a] says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.
- The Lord looks down from heaven on all mankind to see if there are any who understand, any who seek God.
- All have turned away, all have become corrupt; there is no one who does good, not even one.
- Do all these evildoers know nothing? They devour my people as though eating bread; they never call on the Lord.
- But there they are, overwhelmed with dread, for God is present in the company of the righteous.
- You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor, but the Lord is their refuge.
- Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion! When the Lord restores his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!
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Psalm 14 – King James Version (KJV)
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.
- The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, There is none that doeth good.
- The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there were any that did understand, And seek God.
- They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: There is none that doeth good, no, not one.
- Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? Who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
- There were they in great fear: For God is in the generation of the righteous.
- Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, Because the LORD is his refuge.
- Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! When the LORD bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.