Psalm 36:1-3 The Passion Translation (TPT)
The Blessing of the Wise
36 A poetic song, by King David, the servant of the Lord
1 The rebellion of sin speaks as an oracle of God,
speaking deeply to the conscience of wicked men.
Yet they are still eager to sin,
for the fear of God is not before their eyes.
2 See how they flatter themselves,
unable to detect and detest their sins.
They are crooked and conceited,
convinced they can get away with anything.
3 Their wicked words are nothing but lies.
Wisdom is far from them.
Goodness is both forgotten and forsaken.
Psalm 36:1-3 New International Version (NIV)
For the director of music. Of David the servant of the Lord.
1 I have a message from God in my heart
concerning the sinfulness of the wicked:
There is no fear of God
before their eyes.
2 In their own eyes they flatter themselves
too much to detect or hate their sin.
3 The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful;
they fail to act wisely or do good.