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Psalms 12

Psalms 12:1  
Help, Yahweh; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Psalms 12:2  
Everyone lies to his neighbor. They speak with flattering lips, and with a double heart.

Psalms 12:3  
May Yahweh cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts,

Psalms 12:4  
who have said, “With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?”

Psalms 12:5  
“Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise,” says Yahweh; “I will set him in safety from those who malign him.”

Psalms 12:6  
Yahweh’s words are flawless words, as silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times.

Psalms 12:7
You will keep them, Yahweh. You will preserve them from this generation forever.

Psalms 12:8  
The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men.


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