For the director of music. of David.
1 The fool says in his heart,
“There is no God.”
They are corrupt, their deeds are vile;
there is no one who does good.
2 The Lord looks down from heaven
on the sons of men
to see if there are any who understand,
any who seek God.
3 All have turned aside,
they have together become corrupt;
there is no one who does good,
not even one.
4 will evildoers never learn—-
those who devour my people as men eat
and who do not call on the Lord?
5 There they are, overwhelmed with dread,
for God is present in the company of the
6 You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor,
but the Lord is their refuge.
7 Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of
When the Lord restores the fortunes of his
let Jacob and Israel be glad!