For the director of music. According to sheminith. A psalm of David.

1 abHelp, LORD, for no one is faithful anymore; those who are loyal have vanished from the human race.
References for Psalms 12:1
    • } 12:1 - In Hebrew texts 12:1-8 is numbered 12:2-9.
    • ~ 12:1 - Title: Probably a musical term
      2 Everyone lies to their neighbor; they flatter with their lips but harbor deception in their hearts.
      3 May the LORD silence all flattering lips and every boastful tongue—
      4 those who say, “By our tongues we will prevail; our own lips will defend us—who is lord over us?”
      References for Psalms 12:4
      5 “Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise,” says the LORD. “I will protect them from those who malign them.”
      6 And the words of the LORD are flawless, like silver purified in a crucible, like goldc refined seven times.
      References for Psalms 12:6
        •  12:6 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text "earth"