King James Version
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah looked down from the heavens upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
World English 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.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah from the heavens Hath looked on the sons of men, To see if there is a wise one -- seeking God.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.Psalm 14:2 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Knowledge of God Stifled or Corrupted, Ignorantly or Maliciously.
1. The knowledge of God suppressed by ignorance, many falling away into superstition. Such persons, however, inexcusable, because their error is accompanied with pride and stubbornness. 2. Stubbornness the companion of impiety. 3. No pretext can justify superstition. This proved, first, from reason; and, secondly, from Scripture. 4. The wicked never willingly come into the presence of God. Hence their hypocrisy. Hence, too, their sense of Deity leads to no good result. 1. But though experience testifies …
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion
Luther's Fourth Preface
Communion Broken --Restoration
Perhaps There is no Book Within the Whole Canon of Scripture So Perplexing and Anomalous...
For which Cause Our Lord Himself Also with his Own Mouth Saith...
Excursus on Usury.
"They have Corrupted Themselves; their Spot is not the Spot of his Children; they are a Perverse and Crooked Generation. "
But Concerning True Patience, Worthy of the Name of this virtue...
The Manifestation of Holy Love.
I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.
1 Chronicles 22:19
Now set your heart and your soul to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the LORD.
The LORD looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men.
From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth.
A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.
For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;
I hearkened and heard, but they spake not aright: no man repented him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? every one turned to his course, as the horse rusheth into the battle.
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