Psalms 12:7

“Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt keepe them, (O Lord,) thou shalt preserue them, from this generation for euer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You, O LORD, will keep them; You will preserve him from this generation forever.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou wilt keep them, O Jehovah, Thou wilt preserve them from this generation for ever.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You will keep them, O Lord, you will keep them safe from this generation for ever.
- Basic English Bible

Thou, Jehovah, wilt keep them, thou wilt preserve them from this generation for ever.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
- Webster's Bible

You will keep them, Yahweh. You will preserve them from this generation forever.
- World English Bible

Thou, O Jehovah, dost preserve them, Thou keepest us from this generation to the age.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(12:8) Thou wilt keep them, O LORD; Thou wilt preserve us from this generation for ever.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 12:7

12:7 Thou shalt keep them - Thy words or promises: these thou wilt observe and keep, both now, and from this generation for ever.

Discussion for Psalms 12

  • BSP
    We see the wicked walking about freely everywhere as verse 8 shows because moral corruptedness is promoted.
  • Irene123
    To Mockingbird on 'the pure word of God'. I agree with everything you said. I was a backslider from 1979 to 2014 -- aprox. 34 yrs. and over the last 2 yrs. of that - He gradually brought me back - and I didn't even know it was happening. His MERCY endureth forever........................
  • Jack Hughes
    Amen, this is a true verse that everyone should live by everyday but some don't because they are weak and think the world owes them a living !! They owe God their life and pure existence ! ,
  • MockingBird
    There was a question asked that because God s word says that His word is pure then why is it that not many keep His commandments : reason is that God gave man a free will : It is up to every individual to will to do God's will : God will not force Himself on anyone that does not want to serve Him. A lot of people are happy with just being saved and doing there own pleasures : But they do not have to stay that way : God is still waiting for those that are such. I myself have to make the decision every day that I will seek His face , His word to give me direction : To be able to walk in the pathway that He has already mapped out for me. It is never to late and your never to old or young to be in the will of God !!!
  • 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

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