Parallel Verses

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:

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.
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.

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.

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

Save and help and rescue, Lord, for godly people cease to be,
For 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.

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.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 12:1

References

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Images Psalm 12:1

Prayers for Psalm 12:1

Context Readings

Oppression By The Wicked

1 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: 2 Vanity they speak each with his neighbour, Lip of flattery! With heart and heart they speak.



Cross References

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous hath perished, And there is none laying it to heart, And men of kindness are gathered, Without any considering that from the face of evil Gathered is the righteous one.

Genesis 6:12

And God seeth the earth, and lo, it hath been corrupted, for all flesh hath corrupted its way on the earth.

1 Chronicles 15:21

and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps, on the octave, to oversee.

Psalm 3:7

Rise, O Jehovah! save me, my God. Because Thou hast smitten All mine enemies on the cheek. The teeth of the wicked Thou hast broken.

Psalm 6:1

To the Overseer with stringed instruments, on the octave. -- A Psalm of David. O Jehovah, in Thine anger reprove me not, Nor in Thy fury chastise me.

Psalm 6:4

Turn back, O Jehovah, draw out my soul, Save me for Thy kindness' sake.

Psalm 54:1

To the Overseer with stringed instruments. -- An instruction, by David, in the coming in of the Ziphim, and they say to Saul, 'Is not David hiding himself with us?' O God, by Thy name save me, and by Thy might judge me.

Proverbs 20:6

A multitude of men proclaim each his kindness, And a man of stedfastness who doth find?

Isaiah 1:9

Unless Jehovah of Hosts had left to us a remnant, Shortly -- as Sodom we had been, To Gomorrah we had been like!

Isaiah 1:21-22

How hath a faithful city become a harlot? I have filled it with judgment, Righteousness lodgeth in it -- now murderers.

Isaiah 59:4

There is none calling in righteousness, And there is none pleading in faithfulness, Trusting on emptiness, and speaking falsehood, Conceiving perverseness, and bearing iniquity.

Isaiah 59:13-15

Transgressing, and lying against Jehovah, And removing from after our God, Speaking oppression and apostasy, Conceiving and uttering from the heart Words of falsehood.

Isaiah 63:5

And I look attentively, and there is none helping, And I am astonished that there is none supporting, And give salvation to me doth mine own arm. And my wrath -- it hath supported me.

Jeremiah 5:1

Go to and fro in streets of Jerusalem, And see, I pray you, and know, And seek in her broad places, if ye find a man, If there be one doing judgment, seeking stedfastness -- Then am I propitious to her.

Micah 7:1-2

My woe is to me, for I have been As gatherings of summer-fruit, As gleanings of harvest, There is no cluster to eat, The first-ripe fruit desired hath my soul.

Matthew 8:25

and his disciples having come to him, awoke him, saying, 'Sir, save us; we are perishing.'

Matthew 14:30

but seeing the wind vehement, he was afraid, and having begun to sink, he cried out, saying, 'Sir, save me.'

Matthew 24:12

and because of the abounding of the lawlessness, the love of the many shall become cold;

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