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Psalm 12:1-2 Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)

Psalm 12

Proud Words vs. Pure Words

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For the choir director. According to sheminith.[a] A psalm by David.

The Proud Words of the Ungodly

Save us, Lord, for the merciful have disappeared.
The faithful have vanished from among mankind.

Everyone speaks falsehood to his neighbor.
Their flattering lips speak double-talk.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 12:1 Sheminith is apparently derived from the Hebrew word for eight. It may refer to an eight-stringed instrument, to the bass voice, to low-pitched stringed instruments, or, most likely, to a method for tuning a stringed instrument (1 Chronicles 15:21).
  2. Psalm 12:2 Literally speak with a heart and a heart
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