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World English Bible

Psalm 12 (WEBP)

[1] Help, Yahweh; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.
[2] Everyone lies to his neighbor. They speak with flattering lips, and with a double heart.
[3] May Yahweh cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts,
[4] who have said, “With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?”
[5] “Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise,” says Yahweh; “I will set him in safety from those who malign him.”
[6] Yahweh’s words are flawless words, as silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times.
[7] You will keep them, Yahweh. You will preserve them from this generation forever.
[8] The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men.

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

King James w/Strong’s #s

Psalm 12 (KJVS)

[1] «To the chief Musician () upon Sheminith , A Psalm of David .» 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 ().

Young’s Literal Translation

Psalm 12 (YLT)

[1] Save, Jehovah, for the saintly hath failed, For the stedfast have ceased From the sons of men:
[2] Vanity they speak each with his neighbour, Lip of flattery! With heart and heart they speak.
[3] Jehovah doth cut off all lips of flattery, A tongue speaking great things,
[4] Who said, ‘By our tongue we do mightily: Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?’
[5] Because of the spoiling of the poor, Because of the groaning of the needy, Now do I arise, saith Jehovah, I set in safety him who doth breathe for it.
[6] Sayings of Jehovah are pure sayings; Silver tried in a furnace of earth refined sevenfold.
[7] Thou, O Jehovah, dost preserve them, Thou keepest us from this generation to the age.
[8] Around the wicked walk continually, According as vileness is exalted by sons of men!