To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, of David.
1 The fool hath said in his heart, no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: none that doeth good.
2 God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were that did understand, that did seek God.
3 Every one of them is gone back: they are altogether become filthy; none that doeth good, no, not one.
4 Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people they eat bread: they have not called upon God.
5 There were they in great fear, no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth thee: thou hast put to shame, because God hath despised them.
6 Oh that the salvation of Israel out of Zion! When God bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, Israel shall be glad.