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Psalm 12:7 ASV
Thou wilt keep them, O Jehovah, Thou wilt preserve them from this generation for ever.
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Psalm 12:7 BBE
You will keep them, O Lord, you will keep them safe from this generation for ever.
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Psalm 12:7 CEB
You, LORD, will keep us, protecting us from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 CJB
You, ADONAI, protect us; guard us forever from this generation
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Psalm 12:7 RHE
(11-8) Thou, O Lord, wilt preserve us: and keep us from this generation for ever.
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Psalm 12:7 ESV
You, O LORD, will keep them; you will guard us from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 GW
O LORD, you will protect them. You will keep each one safe from those people forever.
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Psalm 12:7 GNT
The wicked are everywhere, and everyone praises what is evil. Keep us always safe, O Lord, and preserve us from such people.
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Psalm 12:7 HNV
You will keep them, LORD, You will preserve them from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 CSB
You, Lord, will guard us; You will protect us from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 KJV
Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
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Psalm 12:7 LEB
You, O Yahweh, will protect them. You will preserve him from this generation always.
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Psalm 12:7 NAS
You, O LORD , will keep them; You will preserve him from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 NCV
Lord, you will keep us safe; you will always protect us from such people.
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Psalm 12:7 NIRV
Lord, you will keep us safe. You will always keep sinners from hurting us.
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Psalm 12:7 NIV
O LORD, you will keep us safe and protect us from such people forever.
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Psalm 12:7 NKJV
You shall keep them, O Lord, You shall preserve them from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 NLT
Therefore, LORD, we know you will protect the oppressed, preserving them forever from this lying generation,
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Psalm 12:7 NRS
You, O Lord, will protect us; you will guard us from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 RSV
Do thou, O LORD, protect us, guard us ever from this generation.
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Psalm 12:7 DBY
Thou, Jehovah, wilt keep them, thou wilt preserve them from this generation for ever.
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Psalm 12:7 MSG
God, keep us safe from their lies, From the wicked who stalk us with lies,
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Psalm 12:7 WBT
Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
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Psalm 12:7 TMB
Thou shalt keep them, O LORD; Thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
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Psalm 12:7 TNIV
You, LORD, will keep the needy safe and will protect us forever from the wicked,
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Psalm 12:7 WEB
You will keep them, Yahweh, You will preserve them from this generation forever.
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Psalm 12:7 WYC
Thou, Lord, shalt keep us; and thou shalt keep us from this generation [into] without end. (Thou, Lord, shalt keep us safe; yea, thou shalt keep us safe from this generation forever.)
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Psalm 12:7 YLT
Thou, O Jehovah, dost preserve them, Thou keepest us from this generation to the age.
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Psalms 12 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 12

The psalmist begs help of God, because there were none among men whom he durst trust.

- This psalm furnishes good thoughts for bad times; a man may comfort himself with such meditations and prayers. Let us see what makes the times bad, and when they may be said to be so. Ask the children of this world, What makes the times bad? they will tell you, Scarcity of money, decay of trade, and the desolations of war, make the times bad: but the Scripture lays the badness of the times on causes of another nature, 2Ti. 3:1 , &c.: perilous times shall come, for sin shall abound; and of this David complains. When piety decays times really are bad. He who made man's mouth will call him to an account for his proud, profane, dissembling, or even useless words. When the poor and needy are oppressed, then the times are very bad. God himself takes notice of the oppression of the poor, and the sighing of the needy. When wickedness abounds, and is countenanced by those in authority, then the times are very bad. See with what good things we are here furnished for such bad times; and we cannot tell what times we may be reserved for. 1. We have a God to go to, from whom we may ask and expect the redress of all our grievances. 2. God will certainly punish and restrain false and proud men. 3. God will work deliverance for his oppressed people. His help is given in the fittest time. Though men are false, God is faithful; though they are not to be trusted, God is. The preciousness of God's word is compared to silver refined to the highest degree. How many proofs have been given of its power and truth! God will secure his chosen remnant, however bad the times are. As long as the world stands, there will be a generation of proud and wicked men. But all God's people are put into the hands of Christ our Saviour; there they are in safety, for none can pluck them thence; being built on Him, the Rock, they are safe, notwithstanding temptation or persecution come with ever so much force upon them.

Psalms 12 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 12

Psalms 12:1-8 . The pride and deceit of the wicked provokes God's wrath, whose promise to avenge the cause of pious sufferers will be verified even amidst prevailing iniquity.

1. the faithful--or literally, "faithfulness" ( Psalms 31:23 ).

2. The want of it is illustrated by the prevalence of deceit and instability.

3, 4. Boasting ( Daniel 7:25 ) is, like flattery, a species of lying.
lips, and . . . tongue--for persons.

5. The writer intimates his confidence by depicting God's actions (compare Psalms 9:19 , 10:12 ) as coming to save the poor at whom the wicked sneer ( Psalms 10:5 ).

6. The words--literally, "saying of" ( Psalms 12:5 ).
seven times--thoroughly ( Daniel 3:19 ).

7. them--(Margin.)

8. The wicked roam undisturbed doing evil, when vileness and vile men are exalted.