Psalms 14:2

“The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord looked downe from heauen vpon the children of men; to see if there were any that did vnderstand and seeke God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah looked down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there were any that did understand, That did seek after God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord was looking down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who had wisdom, searching after God.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah looked down from the heavens upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
- Darby Bible

The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who did understand, who did seek after God.
- World English Bible

Jehovah from the heavens Hath looked on the sons of men, To see if there is a wise one -- seeking God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD looked forth from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any man of understanding, that did seek after God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 14:2


14:2 Looked - God knoweth all things without any enquiry: but he speaks after the manner of men. Upon - Upon the whole Israelitish nation, and upon all mankind for he speaks of all except his people, and the righteous ones, who are opposed to these, ver.#4|,5.


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