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Psalm 14 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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(Psa 53:1–6 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:1 - For the choir director: A psalm of David.

Only fools say in their hearts,
“There is no God.”
They are corrupt, and their actions are evil;
not one of them does good!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:2 - The LORD looks down from heaven
on the entire human race;
he looks to see if anyone is truly wise,
if anyone seeks God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:3 - But no, all have turned away;
all have become corrupt.[fn]
No one does good,
not a single one!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:4 - Will those who do evil never learn?
They eat up my people like bread
and wouldn’t think of praying to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:5 - Terror will grip them,
for God is with those who obey him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:6 - The wicked frustrate the plans of the oppressed,
but the LORD will protect his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:7 - Who will come from Mount Zion to rescue Israel?
When the LORD restores his people,
Jacob will shout with joy, and Israel will rejoice.
NLT Footnotes
Greek version reads have become useless. Compare Rom 3:12.

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