Help, Lord, for no faithful one remains; the loyal have disappeared from the human race.
References for Psalms 12:1
They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.
May the Lord cut off all flattering lips and the tongue that speaks boastfully.
They say, "Through our tongues we have power; our lips are our own-who can be our master?"
References for Psalms 12:4
"Because of the oppression of the afflicted and the groaning of the poor, I will now rise up," says the Lord. "I will put in a safe place the one who longs for it."
The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in an earthen furnace, purified seven times.
References for Psalms 12:6
You, Lord, will guard us; You will protect us from this generation forever.
References for Psalms 12:7
The wicked wander everywhere, and what is worthless is exalted by the human race.
References for Psalms 12:8