Reference > The Bible > The King James Version > Psalms > 12
 The Psalms 11 The Psalms 13 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
The Holy Bible: King James Version. 2000.
The Psalms
12

A Prayer for Help against the Wicked
To the chief Musician upon Shem'inith, A Psalm of David.

1  Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth;
        
for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
2  They speak vanity every one with his neighbor:
        
with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
3  The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips,
        
and the tongue that speaketh proud things:
4  who have said, With our tongue will we prevail;
        
our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
5  For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy,
        
now will I arise, saith the LORD;
I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
6  The words of the LORD are pure words:
        
as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
7  Thou shalt keep them, O LORD,
        
thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
8  The wicked walk on every side,
        
when the vilest men are exalted.

Published by The American Bible Society
 

CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
 The Psalms 11 The Psalms 13 
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors