Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For the choir director: according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm.Help, Lord, for no faithful one remains;
the loyal have disappeared from the human race.

New American Standard Bible

Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David.} Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

International Standard Version

Help, LORD, for godly people no longer exist; trustworthy people have disappeared from humanity.

A Conservative Version

Help, LORD, for the holy man ceases, for the faithful fail from among the sons of men.

American Standard Version

Help, Jehovah; for the godly man ceaseth; For the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Amplified

Help, Lord! For principled and godly people are here no more; faithfulness and the faithful vanish from among the sons of men.

Bible in Basic English

Send help, Lord, for mercy has come to an end; there is no more faith among the children of men.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. Upon Sheminith. A Psalm of David.} Save, Jehovah, for the godly man is gone; for the faithful have failed from among the children of men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Help, LORD; for the merciful man ceases, for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer upon the octave, chanting of David. Save, O Jehovah, for the merciful one ceased; for faithfulnesses failed from the sons of men.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician upon sheminith. A Psalm of David.] Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Save, O Yahweh, for [the] pious have ceased [to be]; for [the] faithful have vanished from [among the] children of humankind.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician, on eight. A Psalm of David. Help, Jehovah, for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the sons of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter upon Sheminith, a Psalm of David} Help me, LORD, for there is not one godly man left: for the faithful are diminished from among the children of men.

NET Bible

For the music director; according to the sheminith style; a psalm of David. Deliver, Lord! For the godly have disappeared; people of integrity have vanished.

New Heart English Bible

Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.

The Emphasized Bible

O save Yahweh, for the man of lovingkindness, is no more, for the faithful, have vanished, from among the sons of men.

Webster

To the chief Musician upon Sheminith. A Psalm of David. Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer, on the octave. -- A Psalm of David. Save, Jehovah, for the saintly hath failed, For the stedfast have ceased From the sons of men:

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Context Readings

Oppression By The Wicked

1 For the choir director: according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm.Help, Lord, for no faithful one remains;
the loyal have disappeared from the human race.
2 They lie to one another;
they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.



Cross References

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous one perishes,
and no one takes it to heart;
faithful men are swept away,
with no one realizing
that the righteous one is swept away
from the presence of evil.

Genesis 6:12

God saw how corrupt the earth was, for every creature had corrupted its way on the earth.

1 Chronicles 15:21

and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah were to lead the music with lyres according to the Sheminith.

Psalm 3:7

Rise up, Lord!
Save me, my God!
You strike all my enemies on the cheek;
You break the teeth of the wicked.

Psalm 6:1

A Prayer for MercyFor the choir director: with stringed instruments, according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm. Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger;
do not discipline me in Your wrath.

Psalm 6:4

Turn, Lord! Rescue me;
save me because of Your faithful love.

Psalm 54:1

For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic Maskil. When the Ziphites went and said to Saul, “Is David not hiding among us?”God, save me by Your name,
and vindicate me by Your might!

Proverbs 20:6

Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
but who can find a trustworthy man?

Isaiah 1:9

If the Lord of Hosts
had not left us a few survivors,
we would be like Sodom,
we would resemble Gomorrah.

Isaiah 1:21-22

The faithful city—
what an adulteress she has become!
She was once full of justice.
Righteousness once dwelt in her—
but now, murderers!

Isaiah 59:4

No one makes claims justly;
no one pleads honestly.
They trust in empty and worthless words;
they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.

Isaiah 59:13-15

transgression and deception against the Lord,
turning away from following our God,
speaking oppression and revolt,
conceiving and uttering lying words from the heart.

Isaiah 63:5

I looked, but there was no one to help,
and I was amazed that no one assisted;
so My arm accomplished victory for Me,
and My wrath assisted Me.

Jeremiah 5:1

Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.

Micah 7:1-2

How sad for me!
For I am like one who—
when the summer fruit has been gathered
after the gleaning of the grape harvest
finds no grape cluster to eat,
no early fig, which I crave.

Matthew 8:25

So the disciples came and woke Him up, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to die!”

Matthew 14:30

But when he saw the strength of the wind, he was afraid. And beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save me!”

Matthew 24:12

Because lawlessness will multiply, the love of many will grow cold.

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