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Psalms 11

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 12

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  For the Chief Musician; set to the Sheminith. A Psalm of David. Help, Jehovah; for the godly man ceaseth; For the faithful fail from among the children of men.  

 

 


2


 

  They speak falsehood every one with his neighbor: With flattering lip, and with a double heart, do they speak.  

 

 


3


 

  Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, The tongue that speaketh great things;  

 

 


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  Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us?  

 

 


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  Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, Now will I arise, saith Jehovah; I will set him in the safety he panteth for.  

 

 


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  The words of Jehovah are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, Purified seven times.  

 

 


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  Thou wilt keep them, O Jehovah, Thou wilt preserve them from this generation for ever.  

 

 


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  The wicked walk on every side, When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.   

 

 


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