A. 1 The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.
B. They are corrupt,
they have done abominable works,
there is none that doeth good.
A’. 2 The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men,
to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
B’. 3 They are all gone aside,
they are all together become filthy:
there is none that doeth good,
no, not one.
2A. 4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge?
who eat up my people as they eat bread,
and call not upon the LORD.
2B. 5 There were they in great fear:
for God is in the generation of the righteous.
2B’. 6 Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor,
because the LORD is his refuge.
2A’. 7 Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion!
when the LORD bringeth back the captivity of his people,
Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.