Psalms 53:1

“(To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, A Psalm of David.) The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[To the chiefe musician vpon Mahalath, Maschil, A Psalme of Dauid.] The foole hath sayde in his heart, There is no god; Corrupt are they, and haue done abhominable iniquitie; there is none that doth good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God, They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; There is no one who does good."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity; There is none that doeth good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<To the chief music-maker; put to Mahalath. Maschil. Of David.> 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.
- Basic English Bible

{To the chief Musician. On Mahalath: an instruction. Of David.} The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God! They have corrupted themselves, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.
- Darby Bible

To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, A Psalm of David. The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.
- Webster's Bible

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity. There is no one who does good.
- World English Bible

To the Overseer. -- `On a disease.' -- An instruction, by David. A fool said in his heart, `There is no God.' They have done corruptly, Yea, they have done abominable iniquity, There is none doing good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(53:1) For the Leader; upon Mahalath. Maschil of David. (53:2) The fool hath said in his heart: 'There is no God'; they have dealt corruptly, and have done abominable iniquity; there is none that doeth good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 53:1

  • Brianna for verse 1
    Solomon brought out there is nothin new under the sun. Atheism was even some thing from Bible times. Despite people living in times with direct intervention from God, individuals still chose to not believe in their creator. Satan really does blind the kind of unbelievers.

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