14:1 «To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David.» The fool hath said in his heart, a [There is] no God. They are b corrupt, they have done abominable works, [there is] none that doeth good.
(a) He shows that the cause of all wickedness if
(b) There is nothing but disorder and wickedness
14:3 They are c
all gone aside, they are [all] together become filthy: [there is] none that
doeth good, no, not one.
(c) David here makes comparisons between the
faithful and the reprobate, but Paul speaks the same of all men naturally, (Romans
There were they in great fear: for God [is] in the generation of the righteous.
(d) Where they think themselves most sure.
14:6 Ye have e
shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD [is] his refuge.
(e) You mock them who put their trust in God.
14:7 Oh that the salvation of f
Israel [were come] out of Zion! when the LORD bringeth back the captivity of his
people, Jacob shall rejoice, [and] Israel shall be glad.
(f) He prays for the whole Church whom he is
assured God will deliver: for no one else but he can do it.