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Chapter
Psalms 12

Book of Psalms - Chapter 12

Psalms 12:1

Help, the LORD; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Psalms 12:2

Everyone lies to his neighbor. They speak with flattering lips, and with a double heart.

Psalms 12:3

May the LORD cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts,

Psalms 12:4

who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?"

Psalms 12:5

"Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in safety from those who malign him."

Psalms 12:6

The words of the LORD are flawless words, as silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times.

Psalms 12:7

You will keep them, the LORD. You will preserve them from this generation forever.

Psalms 12:8

The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.