Lord, for the godly man
For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
2 They speak idly everyone with his neighbor;
With flattering lips and a double heart they speak.
Lord cut off all flattering
And the tongue that speaks proud things,
4 Who have said,
“With our tongue we will prevail;
Our lips are our own;
Who is lord over us?”
the oppression of the poor, for the
sighing of the needy,
Now I will arise,” says the Lord;
“I will set him in the safety for which he yearns.”
words of the
Lord are pure words,
Like silver tried in a furnace of earth,
Purified seven times.
7 You shall keep them, O Lord,
You shall preserve them from this generation forever.
wicked prowl on every side,
When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.