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Psalm 53 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Foolishness and Wickedness of People.

(Psa 14:1–7 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:1 -

For the music director; according to [fn]Mahalath. A [fn]Maskil of David.

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.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:2 -

God has looked down from heaven upon the sons of mankind

To see if there is anyone who [fn]understands,

Who seeks after God.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:3 -

Every one of them has turned aside; together they have become corrupt;

There is no one who does good, not even one.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:4 -

Have the workers of injustice no knowledge,

Who eat up My people like they ate bread,

And have not called upon God?

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They were in great [fn]fear there, where no [fn]fear had been;

For God scattered the bones of [fn]him who encamped against you;

You put them to shame, because God had rejected them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:6 -

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.

NASB20 Footnotes
I.e., sickness, a sad tone
Possibly Contemplative; or Didactic; or Skillful Psalm
Or acts wisely
Or dread
Or dread
Or possibly those

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