Psalm 53:5 {52:6}
Good News Translation
But then they will become terrified, as they have never been before, for God will scatter the bones of the enemies of his people. God has rejected them, and so Israel will totally defeat them.

Contemporary English Version
But you will be terrified worse than ever before. God will scatter the bones of his enemies, and you will be ashamed when God rejects you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have not called upon God: there have they trembled for fear, where there was no fear. For God hath scattered the bones of them that please men: they have been confounded, because God hath despised them.

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They have not called upon God: there have they trembled for fear, where there was no fear. For God hath scattered the bones of them that please men: they have been confounded, because God hath despised them.

There

Leviticus 26:17,36 I will set my face against you, and you shall fall down before your enemies: and shall be made subject to them that hate you. You shall flee when no man pursueth you. . . .

Deuteronomy 28:65-67 Neither shalt thou be quiet, even in those nations, nor shall there be any rest for the sole of thy foot. For the Lord will give thee a fearful heart, and languishing eyes, and a soul consumed with pensiveness: . . .

1 Samuel 14:15 And there was a miracle in the camp, in the fields: and all the people of their garrison, who had gone out to plunder, were amazed, and the earth trembled: and it happened as a miracle from God.

2 Kings 7:6,7 For the Lord had made them hear, in the camp of Syria, the noise of chariots, and of horses, and of a very great army: and they said one to another: Behold, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hethites, and of the Egyptians; and they are come upon us. . . .

Job 15:21 The sound of dread is always in his ears: and when there is peace, he always suspecteth treason.

Proverbs 28:1 The wicked man fleeth, when no man pursueth: but the just, bold as a lion, shall be without dread.

were they in great fear [heb.

Psalm 14:5 They have not called upon the Lord: there have they trembled for fear, where there was no fear.

scattered

Psalm 141:7 As when the thickness of the earth is broken up upon the ground: Our bones are scattered by the side of hell.

Ezekiel 6:5 And I will lay the dead carcasses of the children of Israel before your idols: and I will scatter your bones round about your altars,

Ezekiel 37:1-11 The hand of the Lord was upon me, and brought me forth in the spirit of the Lord: and set me down in the midst of a plain that was full of bones. . . .

thou hast

Psalm 35:4,26 Let them be confounded and ashamed that seek after my soul. Let them be turned back and be confounded that devise evil against me. . . .

Psalm 40:14 Let them be confounded and ashamed together, that seek after my soul to take it away. Let them be turned backward and be ashamed that desire evils to me.

Psalm 83:16,17 Fill their faces with shame; and they shall seek thy name, O Lord. . . .

because

Psalm 2:4 He that dwelleth in heaven shall laugh at them: and the Lord shall deride them.

Psalm 73:20 As the dream of them that awake, O Lord; so in thy city thou shalt bring their image to nothing.

Isaiah 37:22 This is the word which the Lord hath spoken of him: The virgin the daughter of Sion hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn: the daughter of Jerusalem hath wagged the head after thee.

Jeremiah 6:30 Call them reprobate silver, for the Lord hath rejected them.

Lamentations 2:6 Vau. And he hath destroyed his tent as a garden, he hath thrown down his tabernacle: the Lord hath caused feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Sion: and hath delivered up king and priest to reproach, and to the indignation of his wrath.

Context
The Fool Says There is No God
4Shall not all the workers of iniquity know, who eat up my people as they eat bread? 5They have not called upon God: there have they trembled for fear, where there was no fear. For God hath scattered the bones of them that please men: they have been confounded, because God hath despised them.6Who will give out of Sion the salvation of Israel? when God shall bring back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.…
Cross References
Leviticus 26:17
I will set my face against you, and you shall fall down before your enemies: and shall be made subject to them that hate you. You shall flee when no man pursueth you.

Leviticus 26:36
And as to them that shall remain of you I will send fear in their hearts in the countries of their enemies. The sound of a flying leaf shall terrify them: and they shall flee as it were from the sword. They shall fall, when no man pursueth them.

2 Kings 17:20
And the Lord cast off all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, till he cast them away from his face:

Psalm 44:7
For I will not trust in my bow: neither shall my sword save me.

Psalm 141:7
As when the thickness of the earth is broken up upon the ground: Our bones are scattered by the side of hell.

Proverbs 28:1
The wicked man fleeth, when no man pursueth: but the just, bold as a lion, shall be without dread.

Jeremiah 6:30
Call them reprobate silver, for the Lord hath rejected them.

Jeremiah 8:1
At that time, saith the Lord, they shall cast out the bones of the kings of Juda, and the bones of the princes thereof, and the bones of the priests, and the bones of the prophets, and the bones of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, out of their graves.

Jeremiah 8:2
And they shall spread them abroad to the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved, and whom they have served, and after whom have walked, and whom they have sought, and adored: they shall not be gathered, and they shall not be buried: they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth.

Lamentations 5:22
But thou hast utterly rejected us, thou art exceedingly angry with us.

Ezekiel 6:5
And I will lay the dead carcasses of the children of Israel before your idols: and I will scatter your bones round about your altars,

Additional Translations
There they are, overwhelmed with dread, where there was nothing to fear. For God has scattered the bones of those who besieged you. You will put them to shame, for God has despised them.There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God has scattered the bones of him that encamps against you: you have put them to shame, because God has despised them.

There were they in great fear, where no fear was; For God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: Thou hast put them to shame, because of God hath rejected them.

or God has scattered the bones of the men-pleasers; they were ashamed, for God despised them.

There were they in great fear, where no fear was; for God scattereth the bones of him that encampeth against thee. Thou hast put [them] to shame, for God hath despised them.

There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee; thou hast put them to shame, because God hath rejected them.

There they were in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised them.

There they were in great fear, where no fear was, for God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you. You have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.

There they feared a fear -- there was no fear, For God hath scattered the bones of him Who is encamping against thee, Thou hast put to shame, For God hath despised them.
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