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Psalm 12 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Faithful Have Vanished

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:1 - To the choirmaster: according to The Sheminith.[fn] A Psalm of David.
Save, O LORD, for the godly one is gone;
for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:2 - Everyone utters lies to his neighbor;
with flattering lips and a double heart they speak.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:3 - May the LORD cut off all flattering lips,
the tongue that makes great boasts,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:4 - those who say, “With our tongue we will prevail,
our lips are with us; who is master over us?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:5 - “Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan,
I will now arise,” says the LORD;
“I will place him in the safety for which he longs.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:6 - The words of the LORD are pure words,
like silver refined in a furnace on the ground,
purified seven times.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:7 - You, O LORD, will keep them;
you will guard us[fn] from this generation forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:8 - On every side the wicked prowl,
as vileness is exalted among the children of man.
ESV Footnotes
Probably a musical or liturgical term
Or guard him
ESV

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