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Psalms 12:5-8

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 12

5 'Because of the devastation of the poor, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise,' says the LORD; 'I will put him in the safety for which he longs.' 6 The words of the LORD are pure words; Like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, filtered seven times. 7 You, LORD, will keep them; You will protect him from this generation forever. 8 The wicked strut about on every side When vileness is exalted among the sons of mankind.
King James Version

Chapter 12

5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him. 6 The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. 7 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever. 8 The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 12

5 "Because of the devastation of the needy and the groaning of the poor, I will now rise up," says the Lord. "I will provide safety for the one who longs for it."
6 The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in an earthen furnace, purified seven times. 7 You, Lord, will guard us; you will protect us from this generation forever. 8 The wicked prowl all around, and what is worthless is exalted by the human race.
New Living Translation

Chapter 12

5 The LORD replies, 'I have seen violence done to the helpless, and I have heard the groans of the poor. Now I will rise up to rescue them, as they have longed for me to do.' 6 The LORD's promises are pure, like silver refined in a furnace, purified seven times over. 7 Therefore, LORD, we know you will protect the oppressed, preserving them forever from this lying generation, 8 even though the wicked strut about, and evil is praised throughout the land.
English Standard Version

Chapter 12

5 “Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan, I will now arise,” says the LORD; “I will place him in the safety for which he longs.” 6 The words of the LORD are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times. 7 You, O LORD, will keep them; you will guard us from this generation forever. 8 On every side the wicked prowl, as vileness is exalted among the children of man.
New International Version

Chapter 12

5 Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise,' says the LORD. 'I will protect them from those who malign them.'
6 And the words of the LORD are flawless, like silver purified in a crucible, like gold refined seven times. 7 You, LORD, will keep the needy safe and will protect us forever from the wicked, 8 who freely strut about when what is vile is honored by the human race.