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   The Book of Psalms.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
Book I
Folly and Wickedness of Men
For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
[1]  THE FOOL hath said in his heart, There is no God.
They are corrupt, they have done abominable works;
There is none that doeth good.
[2]  Jehovah looked down from heaven upon the children of men,
To see if there were any that did understand,  1
That did seek after God.
[3]  They are all gone aside; they are together become filthy;
There is none that doeth good, no, not one.
[4]  Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge,
Who eat up my people as they eat bread,
And call not upon Jehovah?
[5]  There were they in great fear;
For God is in the generation of the righteous.
[6]  Ye put to shame the counsel of the poor,
Because 2 Jehovah is his refuge.
[7]  Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion!
When Jehovah bringeth 3 back the captivity of his people,
Then shall Jacob rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.
Note 1. Or, deal wisely. [back]
Note 2. Or, But. [back]
Note 3. Or, returneth to. [back]


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