Psalm 14 is very interesting; it makes a reference to what man needs to feel full. He makes a deep thought about all the needs including faith, peace with himself and with the Lord. Opening line of this Psalm summarizes Scripture’s assessment of those who reject God. The term used here for a “fool” is nābāl, which implies a stubborn, irrational form of willful ignorance. Psalm 14 laments a people who have rejected God, fools who say, “There is no God” (v. 1). It laments the way such people have become corrupt (v. 3) and “eat up (God’s) people” (v. 4). It contrasts those evil people with “the poor” who find their refuge in Yahweh (v. 6) and God’s people (v. 7).
It reads in Psalm 14:1-7, “For the director of music. Of David.” The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good. The Lord looks down from heaven on all mankind to see if there are any who understand, any who seek God. All have turned away, all have become corrupt; there is no one who does good, not even one. Do all these evildoers know nothing? They devour my people as though eating bread; they never call on the Lord. But there they are, overwhelmed with dread, for God is present in the company of the righteous. You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor, but the Lord is their refuge. Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion! When the Lord restores his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!