Psalm 12

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Psalm 12 in the 1611 King James Version
Psalm 12 in the 1611 King James Version
  • 1 Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
  • 2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
  • 3 The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:
  • 4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
  • 5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
  • 6 The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
  • 7 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
  • 8 The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.

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