Psalm 53:1 {52:1}
Good News Translation
Fools say to themselves, "There is no God." They are all corrupt, and they have done terrible things; there is no one who does what is right.

Contemporary English Version
Only a fool would say, "There is no God!" People like that are worthless! They are heartless and cruel and never do right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God. [2] They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good.

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Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God. [2] They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good.

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3464 B.C. cir

540 (Title.) Mahalath

Psalm 88:1 A canticle of a psalm for the sons of Core: unto the end, for Maheleth, to answer understanding of Eman the Ezrahite. [2] O Lord, the God of my salvation: I have cried in the day, and in the night before thee.

fool

Psalm 14:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. The fool hath said in his heart: There is no God. They are corrupt, and are become abominable in their ways: there is none that doth good, no not one.

Psalm 92:6 The senseless man shall not know: nor will the fool understand these things.

Matthew 5:22 But I say to you, that whosoever is angry with his brother, shall be in danger of the judgment. And whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council. And whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Luke 12:20 But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee. And whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?

said

Psalm 10:4,6,11,13 The sinner hath provoked the Lord according to the multitude of his wrath he will not seek him: . . .

1 Kings 12:26 And Jeroboam said in his heart: Now shall the kingdom return to the house of David,

Romans 1:21,28 Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened. . . .

Corrupt

Genesis 6:5,6,11-13 And God seeing that the wickedness of men was great on the earth, and that all the thought of their heart was bent upon evil at all times, . . .

Job 14:4 Who can make him clean that is conceived of unclean seed? is it not thou who only art?

Job 15:16 How much more is man abominable, and unprofitable, who drinketh iniquity like water?

have done

Leviticus 18:24-30 Defile not yourselves with any of these things with which all the nations have been defiled, which I will cast out before you, . . .

Deuteronomy 12:31 Thou shalt not do in like manner to the Lord thy God. For they have done to their gods all the abominations which the Lord abhorreth, offering their sons and daughters, and burning them with fire.

1 Kings 14:24 There were also the effeminate in the land, and they did according to all the abominations of the people, whom the Lord had destroyed before the face of the children of Israel.

Ezekiel 16:47,51 But neither hast thou walked in their ways, nor hast thou done a little less than they according to their wickednesses: thou hast done almost more wicked things than they in all thy ways. . . .

Ephesians 5:12 For the things that are done by them in secret, it is a shame even to speak of.

1 Peter 4:3 For the time past is sufficient to have fulfilled the will of the Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

there is

Romans 3:10 As it is written: There is not any man just.

Context
The Fool Says There is No God
1Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God. [2] They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that doth good.2God looked down from heaven on the children of men: to see if there were any that did understand, or did seek God.…
Cross References
Romans 3:10
As it is written: There is not any man just.

Psalm 10:4
The sinner hath provoked the Lord according to the multitude of his wrath he will not seek him:

Psalm 14:1
Unto the end, a psalm for David. The fool hath said in his heart: There is no God. They are corrupt, and are become abominable in their ways: there is none that doth good, no not one.

Psalm 74:18
Remember this, the enemy hath reproached the Lord: and a foolish people hath provoked thy name.

Psalm 74:22
Arise, O God, judge thy own cause: remember thy reproaches with which the foolish man hath reproached thee all the day.

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. According to Mahalath. A Maskil of David. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt; their ways are vile. There is no one who does good.The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that does good.

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.

For the end, a Psalm of David upon Maeleth, of instruction. The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They have corrupted themselves, and become abominable in iniquities: there is none that does good.

{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.

For the Chief Musician; set to Mahalath. Maschil 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.

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.

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.

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.
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