Psalms 53

CLV(i) 1 {Concerning a Chorus{ {Contemplating, Davidic{ The decadent one says in his heart, There is no Elohim. They have become corrupt and abhorrent with iniquity; There is no one doing good." 2 Elohim, He gazes down from the heavens on the sons of humanity, To see whether there is anyone acting intelligently, Anyone seeking after Elohim." 3 Everyone has turned away; Together they are spoiled; There is no one doing good; There is not even one. 4 Have they no knowledge, these contrivers of lawlessness, Who are devouring My people as they would devour bread? They do not call upon Elohim." 5 There they were afraid with alarm when no alarm was present, For Elohim, He had dispersed the bones of the foe encamping against you; You put them to shame, for Elohim rejected them." 6 O that the grand salvation of Israel would come from Zion, When Elohim will reverse the captivity of His people! Let Jacob exult! Let Israel rejoice! {Permanent, With Accompaniments{ "