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Psalms 53

For the director of music. According to mahalath. A maskil of David.

1 The[1] [Title: mahalath.; Probably a musical term. Title: maskil; Probably a literary or musical term] fool says in his heart,
     "There is no God."
They are corrupt, and their ways are vile;
     there is no one who does good.
2 God looks down from heaven
     on the sons of men
to see if there are any who understand,
     any who seek God.
3 Everyone has turned away,
     they have together become corrupt;
there is no one who does good,
     not even one.
4 Will the evildoers never learn--
     those who devour my people as men eat bread
     and who do not call on God?
5 There they were, overwhelmed with dread,
     where there was nothing to dread.
God scattered the bones of those who attacked you;
     you put them to shame, for God despised them.
6 Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion! When God restores the fortunes of his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!

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