Psalms Chapter 12
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1 Dauid destitute of humane comfort, craueth helpe of God. 3 Hee comforteth himselfe with Gods iudgements on the wicked, and confidence in Gods tried promises.

1 [To the chiefe Musician vpon Sheminith. A Psalme of Dauid.] Helpe Lord, for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithfull faile from among the children of men.1

2 They speake vanitie euery one with his neighbour: with flattering lips, and with a double heart do they speake.2

3 The Lord shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things.3

4 Who haue said, with our tongue wil we preuaile, our lips are our owne: who is Lord ouer vs?4

5 For the oppression of the poore, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise (saith the Lord,) I will set him in safetie from him that puffeth at him.5

6 The wordes of the Lord are pure wordes: as siluer tried in a fornace of earth purified seuen times.6

7 Thou shalt keepe them, (O Lord,) thou shalt preserue them, from this generation for euer.7

8 The wicked walke on euery side, when the vilest men are exalted.8


Psalms Chapter 12 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

1 Or, saue.
2 Hebr. an heart, and an heart.
3 Hebr. great things.
4 Hebr. are with vs.
5 Or, would ensnare him.
6 2. Sam. 23. 31. psal.18. 29. & 119. ver.140. prou.30.5.
7 Heb. him.i.euery one of them.
8 Hebr. the vilest of the sonnes of men are exalted.

* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania


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