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 doublea heart do they speak.

References for Psalms 12:2

    •  12:2 - a double...: Heb. an heart and an heart
      3 The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proudb things:

      References for Psalms 12:3

        • € 12:3 - proud: Heb. great
          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 puffethc at him.

          References for Psalms 12:5

            •  12:5 - puffeth...: or, would ensnare 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 mend are exalted.

              References for Psalms 12:8

                • ‚ 12:8 - men: Heb. of the sons of the men