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David describes a natural man.
For the Chief Musician. By David.
14:1 The fool has said in his heart,“There is no God.”They are corrupt.
They have done abominable works.
There is none who does good.
14:2 Yahweh looked down from heaven on the children of men,
to see if there were any who did understand,
who did seek after God.
14:3 They have all gone aside.
They have together become corrupt.
There is none who does good, no, not one.
He convinces the wicked by the light of their conscience.
14:4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge,
who eat up my people as they eat bread,
and don’t call on Yahweh?
14:5 There they were in great fear,
for God is in the generation of the righteous.
14:6 You frustrate the plan of the poor,
because Yahweh is his refuge.
He glories in the salvation of God.
14:7 Oh that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion!
When Yahweh restores the fortunes of his people,
then Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad