Psalm 14:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
The LORD looks down from heaven on all mankind to see if there are any who understand, any who seek God.

New Living Translation
The LORD looks down from heaven on the entire human race; he looks to see if anyone is truly wise, if anyone seeks God.

English Standard Version
The LORD looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD looks down from heaven upon the sons of men to see if any understand, if any seek God.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of mankind To see if there are any who understand, Who seek God.

NASB 1995
The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.

NASB 1977
The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men, To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.

Amplified Bible
The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the children of men To see if there are any who understand (act wisely), Who [truly] seek after God, [longing for His wisdom and guidance].

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD looks down from heaven on the human race to see if there is one who is wise, one who seeks God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD looks down from heaven on the human race to see if there is one who is wise, one who seeks God.

Contemporary English Version
From heaven the LORD looks down to see if anyone is wise enough to search for him.

Good News Translation
The LORD looks down from heaven at us humans to see if there are any who are wise, any who worship him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD looks down from heaven on Adam's descendants to see if there is anyone who acts wisely, if there is anyone who seeks help from God.

International Standard Version
The LORD looks down from the heavens upon humanity to see if anyone shows discernment as he searches for God.

NET Bible
The LORD looks down from heaven at the human race, to see if there is anyone who is wise and seeks God.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

New King James Version
The LORD looks down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there are any who understand, who seek God.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who are wise, who seek after 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.

American King James Version
The LORD looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

American Standard Version
Jehovah looked down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there were any that did understand, That did seek after God.

A Faithful Version
The LORD looks down from heaven upon the children of men to see if there are any who understand, who seek after 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.

English Revised Version
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek after God.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The Lord looked downe from heauen vpon the children of men, to see if there were any that would vnderstand, and seeke God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
God loked downe from heauen vpon the children of men: to see yf there were any that did vnderstande and seke after the Lorde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The LORDE loked downe fro heaue vpo the children of men, to se yf there were eny, that wolde vnderstonde & seke after God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
YHWH has looked from the heavens on the sons of men, "" To see if there is a wise one—seeking 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.

Smith's Literal Translation
Jehovah looked down from the heavens upon the sons of men, to see is there he understanding, seeking God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord hath looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there be any that understand and seek God.

Catholic Public Domain Version
The Lord has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men, to see if there were any who were considering or seeking God.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
LORD JEHOVAH looked out from Heaven upon the children of men to see if there is any of understanding and seeking God.

Lamsa Bible
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men to see if there were any that did understand and seek God.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD looked forth from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there were any man of understanding, that did seek after God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord looked down from heaven upon the sons of men, to see if there were any that understood, or sought after god.









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