Psalms 14:5

“There were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

There were they in great feare; for God is in the generation of the righteous.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

There they are in great dread, For God is with the righteous generation.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There were they in great fear; For God is in the generation of the righteous.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the upright.
- Basic English Bible

There were they in great fear; for God is in the generation of the righteous.
- Darby Bible

There were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous.
- Webster's Bible

There they were in great fear, for God is in the generation of the righteous.
- World English Bible

There they have feared a fear, For God [is] in the generation of the righteous.
- Youngs Literal Bible

There are they in great fear; for God is with the righteous generation.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 14:5


14:5 There - Upon the spot, where they practised these insolences, God struck them with a panick fear. For - God is on their side, and therefore their enemies have cause to tremble.


Discussion for Psalms 14:5

  • Irene Mwenesi Khayanje for verse 5
    God is in the generation of of the righteous. He favours the generation and will be in all generations. The wicked have fear those in whom God delights.

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