Psalm 14New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
A Lament over Widespread Corruption
1 For the leader. Of David.
The fool says in his heart,
“There is no God.”
Their deeds are loathsome and corrupt;
not one does what is good.
2 The Lord looks down from heaven
upon the children of men,
To see if even one is wise,
if even one seeks God.
3 All have gone astray;
all alike are perverse.
Not one does what is good,
not even one.
4 Will these evildoers never learn?
They devour my people as they devour bread;
they do not call upon the Lord.
5 They have good reason, then, to fear;
God is with the company of the just.
6 They would crush the hopes of the poor,
but the poor have the Lord as their refuge.
7 Oh, that from Zion might come
the salvation of Israel!
Jacob would rejoice, and Israel be glad
when the Lord restores his people!
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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