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Psalm 94:8–11

bUnderstand, O dullest of the people!

Fools, when will you be wise?

cHe who planted the ear, does he not hear?

He who formed the eye, does he not see?

10  He who ddisciplines the nations, does he not rebuke?

He who eteaches man knowledge—

11  fthe Lord—knows the thoughts of man,

that they are gbut a breath.1

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Psalm 94:8–11 — The New International Version (NIV)

Take notice, you senseless ones among the people;

you fools, when will you become wise?

Does he who fashioned the ear not hear?

Does he who formed the eye not see?

10 Does he who disciplines nations not punish?

Does he who teaches mankind lack knowledge?

11 The Lord knows all human plans;

he knows that they are futile.

Psalm 94:8–11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Understand, ye brutish among the people:

And ye fools, when will ye be wise?

He that planted the ear, shall he not hear?

He that formed the eye, shall he not see?

10 He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct?

He that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?

11 The Lord knoweth the thoughts of man,

That they are vanity.

Psalm 94:8–11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Think again, you fools!

When will you finally catch on?

Is he deaf—the one who made your ears?

Is he blind—the one who formed your eyes?

10 He punishes the nations—won’t he also punish you?

He knows everything—doesn’t he also know what you are doing?

11 The Lord knows people’s thoughts;

he knows they are worthless!

Psalm 94:8–11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Understand, you senseless among the people;

And you fools, when will you be wise?

He who planted the ear, shall He not hear?

He who formed the eye, shall He not see?

10 He who instructs the nations, shall He not correct,

He who teaches man knowledge?

11 The Lord knows the thoughts of man,

That they are futile.

Psalm 94:8–11 — New Century Version (NCV)

You stupid ones among the people, pay attention.

You fools, when will you understand?

Can’t the creator of ears hear?

Can’t the maker of eyes see?

10 Won’t the one who corrects nations punish you?

Doesn’t the teacher of people know everything?

11 The Lord knows what people think.

He knows their thoughts are just a puff of wind.

Psalm 94:8–11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Consider, ye brutish among the people;

And ye fools, when will ye be wise?

He that planted the ear, shall he not hear?

He that formed the eye, shall he not see?

10 He that chastiseth the nations, shall not he correct,

Even he that teacheth man knowledge?

11 Jehovah knoweth the thoughts of man,

That they are vanity.

Psalm 94:8–11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Understand, ye brutish among the people; and ye fools, when will ye be wise? He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? He that formed the eye, shall he not see? 10 He that instructeth the nations, shall not he correct—he that teacheth man knowledge? 11 Jehovah knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.

Psalm 94:8–11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Pay attention, you stupid people!

When will you become wise, you fools?

God created ears.

Do you think he can’t hear?

He formed eyes.

Do you think he can’t see?

10 He disciplines nations.

Do you think he can’t punish?

He teaches people.

Do you think he doesn’t know anything?

11 The Lord knows that people’s thoughts are pointless.

Psalm 94:8–11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Pay attention, you stupid people!

Fools, when will you be wise?

Can the One who shaped the ear not hear,

the One who formed the eye not see?

10 The One who instructs nations,

the One who teaches man knowledge—

does He not discipline?

11 The Lord knows man’s thoughts;

they are meaningless.

Psalm 94:8–11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Understand, O dullest of the people;

fools, when will you be wise?

He who planted the ear, does he not hear?

He who formed the eye, does he not see?

10 He who disciplines the nations,

he who teaches knowledge to humankind,

does he not chastise?

11 The Lord knows our thoughts,

that they are but an empty breath.

Psalm 94:8–11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

You pay attention, O brutes among the people.

And you fools, when will you show insight?

Will the one who planted the ear not hear?

Will the one who formed the eye not see?

10 Will the one who instructs nations not rebuke,

the one who teaches humankind knowledge?

11 Yahweh knows the thoughts of humankind,

that they are to no purpose.

Psalm 94:8–11 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

You who aren’t wise, pay attention.

You foolish people, when will you become wise?

Does he who made the ear not hear?

Does he who formed the eye not see?

10 Does he who corrects nations not punish?

Does he who teaches human beings not know anything?

11 The Lord knows what people think.

He knows that their thoughts don’t amount to anything.

Psalm 94:8–11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Pay heed, you senseless among the people;

And when will you understand, stupid ones?

He who planted the ear, does He not hear?

He who formed the eye, does He not see?

10 He who chastens the nations, will He not rebuke,

Even He who teaches man knowledge?

11 The Lord knows the thoughts of man,

That they are a mere breath.