94:7 Then they say, “The Lord does not see this;
the God of Jacob does not take notice of it.” 1
You fools, when will you ever understand?
94:9 Does the one who makes the human ear not hear?
Does the one who forms the human eye not see? 4
94:10 Does the one who disciplines the nations not punish?
He is the one who imparts knowledge to human beings!
94:11 The Lord knows that
peoples’ thoughts are morally bankrupt. 5
1 tn Heb “does not understand.”
2 tn Heb “understand.” The verb used in v. 7 is repeated here for rhetorical effect. The people referred to here claim God is ignorant of their actions, but the psalmist corrects their faulty viewpoint.
3 tn Heb “[you] brutish among the people.”
4 tn Heb “The one who plants an ear, does he not hear? The one who forms an eye, does he not see?”