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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.

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.

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.

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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Devotionals

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Context Readings

A Plea For Deliverance

1 Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are corrupt and commit evil deeds; not one of them practices what is good. 2 The LORD looks down from the heavens upon humanity to see if anyone shows discernment as he searches for God.



Cross References

Psalm 10:4

With haughty arrogance, the wicked thinks, "God will not seek justice." He always presumes "There is no God."

Romans 3:10-12

As it is written, "Not even one person is righteous.

Genesis 6:5

The LORD saw that human evil was growing more and more throughout the earth, with every inclination of people's thoughts becoming only evil on a continuous basis.

Genesis 6:11-12

By this time, the earth had become ruined in God's opinion and filled with violence.

1 Samuel 25:25

Please, your majesty, don't pay attention to this worthless man Nabal, for he's just like his name. Nabal is his name and folly is his constant companion. But I, your servant, didn't see your majesty's young men whom you sent.

Job 15:16

then how much less is one who is abhorred and corrupted, such as a man who drinks injustice like water?"

Job 22:13

You've asked, "What does God know? Can he sort through pitch black darkness?'

Psalm 36:1-4

An oracle that came to me about the transgressions of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 52:1-6

Why do you make evil the foundation of your boasting, mighty one? God's gracious love never ceases.

Psalm 53:1

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

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious of the proud when I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 92:6

A stupid man doesn't know, and a fool can't comprehend this:

Psalm 94:4-8

When they speak, they spew arrogance. Everyone who practices iniquity brags about it.

Psalm 107:17

Because of their rebellious ways, fools suffered for their iniquities.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.

Proverbs 1:22

"You naive ones, how long will you love naivety And how long will scoffers delight in scoffing or fools hate knowledge?"

Proverbs 13:19

Fulfilled longing is sweet to the soul, but avoiding evil is detestable to the fool.

Proverbs 27:22

Though you crush a fool in a mortar and pestle as someone might crush grain, his stupidity still won't leave him.

Isaiah 1:4

"Oh, you sinful nation! You people burdened down by iniquity! You offspring of those who keep practicing what is evil! You corrupt children! "They've abandoned the LORD; they've despised the Holy One of Israel; in their estrangement, they've walked away from me.

Matthew 12:34

You children of serpents! How can you say anything good when you are evil? The mouth speaks about what overflows from the heart.

Matthew 15:19

It is out of the heart that evil thoughts come, as well as murder, adultery, sexual immorality, stealing, false testimony, and slander.

Luke 12:20

But God told him, "You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you. Now who will get the things you've accumulated?'

John 3:19-20

And this is the basis for judgment: The light has come into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light because their actions were evil.

Romans 1:21-32

For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him. Instead, their thoughts turned to worthless things, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

Ephesians 2:1-3

You used to be dead because of your offenses and sins

Ephesians 2:12

At that time you were without the Messiah, excluded from citizenship in Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise. You had no hope and were in the world without God.

Titus 1:16

They claim to know God, but they deny him by their actions. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.

Titus 3:3

After all, we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, and misled. We were slaves to many kinds of lusts and pleasures, spending our days in malice and jealousy. We were despised, and we hated one another.

Revelation 21:8

But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."

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