Psalm 12:3-8 NIV

3 May the LORD silence all flattering lips and every boastful tongue—

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4 those who say, “By our tongues we will prevail; our own lips will defend us—who is lord over us?”

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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.”

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6 And the words of the LORD are flawless, like silver purified in a crucible, like golda refined seven times.

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    •  12:6 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text "earth"
      7 You, LORD, will keep the needy safe and will protect us forever from the wicked,

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      8 who freely strut about when what is vile is honored by the human race.

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