Psalm 14:2
Text Analysis
3068 [e]יְֽהוָ֗ה
8064 [e]מִשָּׁמַיִם֮
from heavenPrep-m | N-mp
8259 [e]הִשְׁקִ֪יף
looks downV-Hifil-Perf-3ms
5921 [e]עַֽל־
1121 [e]בְּנֵי־
the sonsN-mpc
120 [e]אָ֫דָ֥ם
of menN-ms
7200 [e]לִ֭רְאוֹת
to seePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3426 [e]הֲיֵ֣שׁ
if there areAdv
7919 [e]מַשְׂכִּ֑יל
any who understandV-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
1875 [e]דֹּ֝רֵשׁ
who seekV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
430 [e]אֱלֹהִֽים׃

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 14:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
יְֽהוָ֗ה מִשָּׁמַיִם֮ הִשְׁקִ֪יף עַֽל־בְּנֵי־אָ֫דָ֥ם לִ֭רְאֹות הֲיֵ֣שׁ מַשְׂכִּ֑יל דֹּ֝רֵשׁ אֶת־אֱלֹהִֽים׃

תהילים 14:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
יהוה משמים השקיף על־בני־אדם לראות היש משכיל דרש את־אלהים׃

תהילים 14:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
יהוה משמים השקיף על־בני־אדם לראות היש משכיל דרש את־אלהים׃

תהילים 14:2 Hebrew Bible
יהוה משמים השקיף על בני אדם לראות היש משכיל דרש את אלהים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD looks down from heaven on the human race to see if there is one who is wise, one who seeks God.
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