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Holman Bible

A Portrait of SinnersFor the choir director. Davidic. The fool says in his heart, “God does not exist.”
They are corrupt; they do vile deeds.
There is no one who does good.

New American Standard Bible

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God " They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.

King James Version

{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.

International Standard Version

Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit evil deeds; not one of them practices what is good.

A Conservative Version

The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none that does good.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

The [empty-headed] fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable deeds; there is none that does good or right.

Bible in Basic English

The foolish man has said in his heart, God will not do anything. They are unclean, they have done evil works; there is not one who does good.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They have corrupted themselves, they have done abominable works: there is none that doeth good.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is no one that does good.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer; of David. The fool said in his heart, No God. They were corrupted, they made their; works abominable, none doing good.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt. They do abominable deeds. There is none who does good.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. The fool has said in his heart, There is no God! They acted corruptly; they have done abominable works, there is none who does good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} The fool hath said in his heart, "Tush, there is no God." They are corrupt, and become abominable in their doings; there is none that doeth good, no not one.

NET Bible

For the music director; by David. Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They sin and commit evil deeds; none of them does what is right.

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

The impious hath said in his heart - There is no God! They have acted corruptly, they have done an abominable deed, there is none that doeth good.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- By David. A fool hath said in his heart, 'God is not;' They have done corruptly, They have done abominable actions, There is not a doer of good.

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Context Readings

A Plea For Deliverance

1 A Portrait of SinnersFor the choir director. Davidic. The fool says in his heart, “God does not exist.”
They are corrupt; they do vile deeds.
There is no one who does good.
2 The Lord looks down from heaven on the human race
to see if there is one who is wise,
one who seeks God.



Cross References

Psalm 10:4

In all his scheming,
the wicked arrogantly thinks:
“There is no accountability,
since God does not exist.”

Romans 3:10-12

as it is written:There is no one righteous, not even one.

Genesis 6:5

When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,

Genesis 6:11-12

Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight, and the earth was filled with wickedness.

1 Samuel 25:25

My lord should pay no attention to this worthless man Nabal, for he lives up to his name: His name is Nabal, and stupidity is all he knows. I, your servant, didn’t see my lord’s young men whom you sent.

Job 15:16

how much less one who is revolting and corrupt,
who drinks injustice like water?

Job 22:13

Yet you say: “What does God know?
Can He judge through thick darkness?

Psalm 36:1-4

For the choir director. A psalm of David, the Lord’s servant.An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked person:
There is no dread of God before his eyes,

Psalm 52:1-6

For the choir director. A Davidic Maskil. When Doeg the Edomite went and reported to Saul, telling him, “David went to Ahimelech’s house.”Why brag about evil, you hero!
God’s faithful love is constant.

Psalm 53:1

For the choir director: on Mahalath. A Davidic Maskil.The fool says in his heart, “God does not exist.”
They are corrupt, and they do vile deeds.
There is no one who does good.

Psalm 73:3

For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 92:6

A stupid person does not know,
a fool does not understand this:

Psalm 94:4-8

They pour out arrogant words;
all the evildoers boast.

Psalm 107:17

Fools suffered affliction
because of their rebellious ways and their sins.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord
is the beginning of knowledge;
fools despise wisdom and discipline.

Proverbs 1:22

“How long, foolish ones, will you love ignorance?
How long will you mockers enjoy mocking
and you fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 13:19

Desire fulfilled is sweet to the taste,
but to turn from evil
is an abomination to fools.

Proverbs 27:22

Though you grind a fool
in a mortar with a pestle along with grain,
you will not separate his foolishness from him.

Isaiah 1:4

Oh sinful nation,
people weighed down with iniquity,
brood of evildoers,
depraved children!
They have abandoned the Lord;
they have despised the Holy One of Israel;
they have turned their backs on Him.

Matthew 12:34

Brood of vipers! How can you speak good things when you are evil? For the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.

Matthew 15:19

For from the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immoralities, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

Luke 12:20

“But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared—whose will they be?’

John 3:19-20

“This, then, is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.

Romans 1:21-32

For though they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God or show gratitude. Instead, their thinking became nonsense, and their senseless minds were darkened.

Ephesians 2:1-3

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins

Ephesians 2:12

At that time you were without the Messiah, excluded from the citizenship of Israel, and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but they deny Him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified for any good work.

Titus 3:3

For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved by various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.

Revelation 21:8

But the cowards, unbelievers, vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars—their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

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