Psalms 12:6

“The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wordes of the Lord are pure wordes: as siluer tried in a fornace of earth purified seuen times.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The words of Jehovah are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, Purified seven times.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The words of the Lord are true words: like silver tested by fire and burned clean seven times.
- Basic English Bible

The words of Jehovah are pure words, silver tried in the furnace of earth, purified seven times.
- Darby Bible

The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
- Webster's Bible

The words of Yahweh are flawless words, as silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times.
- World English Bible

Sayings of Jehovah [are] pure sayings; Silver tried in a furnace of earth refined sevenfold.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(12:7) The words of the LORD are pure words, as silver tried in a crucible on the earth, refined seven times.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 12:6


12:6 Pure - Without the least mixture of falsehood; and therefore shall infallibly be fulfilled.


Discussion for Psalms 12

  • Tina Post
    I don't open my bible at all, yet I can feel the power of God's word. Even saten hears the word and trembles. The word of God is like drinking a cup of cold refreshing water and u can feel refreashing water purefing and sustaing mind body soul. I fear God because he can throw me to hell and yet many take thatfor granted. I can die any day I pray for God's forgivenesd of all my sins thru his son
  • Linda Chambers
    God is mighty. His word is powerful and pure.. He will help us in our time of need. Hallelujah!
  • Nora O'Neal Pope
    This is a very powerful psalm! Much like the other psalms. This one pretty much describes the world like it is now ; as it was then.
  • Effiong Okon Ekpo
    Our God is wonderful
  • Markeba Keys
    I love the word of God, its so powerful full of life! Its so direct positive, its so good great to the soul, its strong mighty, its needed in our everyday life! Its growth truth, To God be the Glory! Amen Amen...
  • The poor and the needy...can be anyone of us ,a president, solder, apastor,a CEO of a big company, a homeless person, a farmer, jobless pple, the sick, the childless and anyone in any want or need.The grace of God will come to them that cry to him.