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Psalm 53:1 New King James Version (NKJV)

Folly of the Godless, and the Restoration of Israel

To the Chief Musician. Set to “Mahalath.” A [a]Contemplation of David.

53 The fool has said in his heart,
There is no God.”
They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity;
There is none who does good.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 53:1 Heb. Maschil
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Psalm 53:1 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 53[a]

For the director of music. According to mahalath.[b] A maskil[c] of David.

The fool says in his heart,
    “There is no God.”
They are corrupt, and their ways are vile;
    there is no one who does good.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 53:1 In Hebrew texts 53:1-6 is numbered 53:2-7.
  2. Psalm 53:1 Title: Probably a musical term
  3. Psalm 53:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term
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