Psalm 12 DBY

1 {To the chief Musician. Upon Sheminith. a A Psalm of David.} Save, Jehovah, for the godly man is gone; b for the faithful have failed from among the children of men.

References for Psalms 12:1

    • ² 12:1 - See Ps. 6, title.
    • ³ 12:1 - Or 'ceaseth.'
      2 They speak falsehood c every one with his neighbour: [with] flattering lip, with a double heart, d do they speak.

      References for Psalms 12:2

        • ´ 12:2 - Or 'vanity.'
        • µ 12:2 - Lit. 'a heart and a heart.'
          3 Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, the tongue that speaketh proud e things,

          References for Psalms 12:3

            • 12:3 - Lit. 'great.'
              4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail, our lips are our own: who [is] lord over us?
              5 Because of the oppression of the afflicted, because of the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith Jehovah, I will set [him] in safety, at whom they puff. f

              References for Psalms 12:5

                • · 12:5 - Lit. 'one puffeth:' see Ps. 10.5.
                  6 The words of Jehovah are pure words, g silver tried in the furnace of earth, purified seven times.

                  References for Psalms 12:6

                    • ¸ 12:6 - Imrah: see Ps. 119.11.
                      7 Thou, Jehovah, wilt keep them, thou wilt preserve them h from this generation for ever.

                      References for Psalms 12:7

                        • ¹ 12:7 - Or 'him:' see end of ver. 5.
                          8 The wicked walk about on every side, when vileness is exalted among the children of men.