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Psalms 10:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The wicked, in the pride of his countenance, [saith], He will not require [it]. All his thoughts are, There is no God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek [after God]: God [is] not in all his thoughts.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek [Him]. All his thoughts are, “There is no God.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek [after God]: God [is] not in all his thoughts.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The wicked [saith], in the haughtiness of his countenance, He doth not search out: all his thoughts are, There is no God!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The lawless one, in the loftiness of his countenance, will not enquire, God is not in any of his plots:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The wicked according to the height of his face, inquireth not. 'God is not!' [are] all his devices.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The sinner hath provoked the Lord, according to the multitude of his wrath he will not seek him:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The wicked through the pride of his countenance will not seeke [after God]: God [is] not in all his thoughts.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The sinner has provoked the Lord: according to the abundance of his pride he will not seek after [him]: God is not before him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek [after Elohim]: Elohim [is] not in all his thoughts.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The wicked, 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
through the pride 1363
{1363} Prime
גֹּבַהּ
gobahh
{go'-bah}
From H1361; elation, grandeur, arrogance.
of his countenance, 639
{0639} Prime
אַף
'aph
{af}
From H0599; properly the nose or nostril; hence the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire.
will not x1077
(1077) Complement
בַּל
bal
{bal}
From H1086; properly a failure; by implication nothing; usually (adverbially) not at all; also lest.
seek 1875
{1875} Prime
דּרשׁ
darash
{daw-rash'}
A primitive root; properly to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication to seek or ask; specifically to worship.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[after lhm אֱלֹהִים]: lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
[is] not x369
(0369) Complement
אַיִן
'ayin
{ah'-yin}
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle.
in all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
his thoughts. 4209
{4209} Prime
מְזִמָּה
m@zimmah
{mez-im-maw'}
From H2161; a plan, usually evil (machination), sometimes good (sagacity).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 10:4

_ _ The face expresses the self-conceit, whose fruit is practical atheism (Psalms 14:1).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 10:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 10:4

Countenance — So called, because though pride be properly seated in the heart, yet it is manifest in the countenance.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the pride:

Psalms 18:27 For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks.
Psalms 101:5 Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.
Proverbs 6:17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
Proverbs 21:4 An high look, and a proud heart, [and] the plowing of the wicked, [is] sin.
Proverbs 30:13 [There is] a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.
Isaiah 2:11 The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Isaiah 3:9 The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide [it] not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.

will not:

Psalms 14:2 The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, [and] seek God.
Psalms 27:8 [When thou saidst], Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.
Exodus 5:2 And Pharaoh said, Who [is] the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.
Deuteronomy 8:14 Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage;
Job 22:17 Which said unto God, Depart from us: and what can the Almighty do for them?
Proverbs 30:9 Lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who [is] the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God [in vain].
Jeremiah 2:31 O generation, see ye the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? wherefore say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto thee?
Daniel 5:22-23 And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this; ... But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath [is], and whose [are] all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:
Zephaniah 2:3 Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

God:
etc. or, all his thoughts are, There is no God,
Psalms 14:1 [[To the chief Musician, [A Psalm] of David.]] The fool hath said in his heart, [There is] no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, [there is] none that doeth good.
Psalms 53:1 [[To the chief Musician upon Mahalath, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David.]] The fool hath said in his heart, [There is] no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: [there is] none that doeth good.
Ephesians 2:12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

thoughts:

Genesis 6:5 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man [was] great in the earth, and [that] every imagination of the thoughts of his heart [was] only evil continually.
Isaiah 59:7 Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts [are] thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction [are] in their paths.
Isaiah 65:2 I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, which walketh in a way [that was] not good, after their own thoughts;
Jeremiah 4:14 O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?
Mark 7:21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
Acts 8:22 Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
Romans 1:21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified [him] not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Romans 1:28 And even as they did not like to retain God in [their] knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
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Gn 6:5. Ex 5:2. Dt 8:14. Jb 22:17. Ps 14:1, 2; 18:27; 27:8; 53:1; 101:5. Pv 6:17; 21:4; 30:9, 13. Is 2:11; 3:9; 59:7; 65:2. Jr 2:31; 4:14. Dn 5:22. Zp 2:3. Mk 7:21. Ac 8:22. Ro 1:21, 28. Ep 2:12.

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