New Living Translation
The LORD looks down from heaven on the entire human race; he looks to see if anyone is truly wise, if anyone seeks God.
King James Bible
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah looked down from the heavens upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
World English Bible
Yahweh looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who did understand, who did seek after God.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah from the heavens Hath looked on the sons of men, To see if there is a wise one -- seeking God.
Psalm 14:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:2 Looked - God knoweth all things without any enquiry: but he speaks after the manner of men. Upon - Upon the whole Israelitish nation, and upon all mankind for he speaks of all except his people, and the righteous ones, who are opposed to these, ver.4,5.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Epiphany
Text: Romans 12, 6-16. 6 And having gifts differing according to the grace that was given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of our faith; 7 or ministry, let us give ourselves to our ministry; or he that teacheth, to his teaching; 8 or he that exhorteth, to his exhorting; he that giveth, let him do it with liberality; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness. 9 Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
Of the Way to Attain Divine Union
Covenanting a Duty.
I am going down to see if their actions are as wicked as I have heard. If not, I want to know."
1 Chronicles 22:19
Now seek the LORD your God with all your heart and soul. Build the sanctuary of the LORD God so that you can bring the Ark of the LORD's Covenant and the holy vessels of God into the Temple built to honor the LORD's name."
The LORD looks down from heaven and sees the whole human race.
From his throne he observes all who live on the earth.
Only a simpleton would not know, and only a fool would not understand this:
Tell them the LORD looked down from his heavenly sanctuary. He looked down to earth from heaven
I listen to their conversations and don't hear a word of truth. Is anyone sorry for doing wrong? Does anyone say, "What a terrible thing I have done"? No! All are running down the path of sin as swiftly as a horse galloping into battle!
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