Psalm 53:2
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King James Version
God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.

Darby Bible Translation
God 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
God looks down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there are any who understood, who seek after God.

Young's Literal Translation
God from the heavens looked on the sons of men, To see if there be an understanding one, One seeking God.

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Geneva Study Bible

God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did {c} seek God.

(c) By which he condemns all knowledge and understanding that tends not to seek God.Psalm 53:2 Parallel Commentaries

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The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Romans 3:11
There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.

2 Chronicles 15:2
And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The LORD is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

Psalm 102:19
For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;

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