New International Version
Do all these evildoers know nothing? They devour my people as though eating bread; they never call on God.
King James Bible
Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God.
Darby Bible Translation
Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, eating up my people [as] they eat bread? they call not upon God.
World English Bible
Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people as they eat bread, and don't call on God?
Young's Literal Translation
Have not workers of iniquity known, Those eating my people have eaten bread, God they have not called.
Psalm 53:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Have the workers of iniquity - For פעלי, poaley, workers seventy-two of Kennicott's and De Rossi's MSS., with several ancient editions, the Chaldee, though not noticed in the Latin translation in the London Polyglot, the Syriac, Vulgate, Septuagint, Ethiopic, and the Arabic, with the Anglo-Saxon, add the word כל col, all, - All the workers of iniquity; which is the reading in the parallel place in Psalm 14:1-7 : It may be necessary to observe, that the Chaldee, in the Antwerp and Paris Polyglots, and in that of Justinianus, has not the word כל col, All.
Have not Called upon God - אלהים Elohim; but many MSS. have יהוה Jehovah, Lord.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
70 MSS, several editions, and the ancient versions add 'kol' `all' as in
LibraryHuss and Jerome
The gospel had been planted in Bohemia as early as the ninth century. The Bible was translated, and public worship was conducted, in the language of the people. But as the power of the pope increased, so the word of God was obscured. Gregory VII, who had taken it upon himself to humble the pride of kings, was no less intent upon enslaving the people, and accordingly a bull was issued forbidding public worship to be conducted in the Bohemian tongue. The pope declared that "it was pleasing to the Omnipotent …
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy
Deliver me from evildoers and save me from those who are after my blood.
Pour out your wrath on the nations that do not acknowledge you, on the kingdoms that do not call on your name;
for they have devoured Jacob and devastated his homeland.
"My people are fools; they do not know me. They are senseless children; they have no understanding. They are skilled in doing evil; they know not how to do good."
you who hate good and love evil; who tear the skin from my people and the flesh from their bones;
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