Psalms 12:4

“Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who haue said, with our tongue wil we preuaile, our lips are our owne: who is Lord ouer vs?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail; Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
- American Standard Version (1901)

They have said, With our tongues will we overcome; our lips are ours: who is lord over us?
- Basic English Bible

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail, our lips are our own: who [is] lord over us?
- Darby Bible

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
- Webster's Bible

who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?"
- World English Bible

Who said, `By our tongue we do mightily: Our lips [are] our own; who [is] lord over us?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(12:5) Who have said: 'Our tongue will we make mighty; our lips are with us: who is lord over us?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 12:4


12:4 Prevail - By raising and spreading evil reports concerning him. Our own - At our own disposal to speak what we please, who can control or restrain us?


Discussion for Psalms 12

  • Mild Bill
    There is an empty world in our words to one another,vanity on display.A world of spiritual poor and needy vs. prideful predators who are gods unto themselves.Almighty God is present and not without a plan which will glorify himself.Where believers fall short,God is there to help,to accomplish his will be done.Despite wicked on every side,God is faithful to preserve/protect his people.Trust in God.
  • Kelly Frayer
    MY PEOPLE THAT ARE CALLED BY MY NAME WOULD HUMBLE THEM SELVES. AND PRAY THEN WILL THEY HEAR FROM HEAVEN I WILL HEAL THERE LAND.
  • Debbie Ayala ojeda
    yes this true and i must obey all my father has giving me the tools and one will hear for i love all my father is in us and thru one he speak yet ability are set in and preserve when needed i am only to obey his love and show one can deside for one self yet i am to pull those chosen one out for i to am not of this world and i prey for it amen
  • Justin Hurst
    I want to learn and feed frorm the word of the loard
  • Miz. Char
    I think this verse of scripture helps us every woman, man, girl or boy to realize that as The Lord spoke pure words continues to speak pure words, we should do the the same.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 14:7 GO FROM THE PRESENCE OF A FOOLISH MAN WHEN THOU PERCEIVEST NOT IN HIM THE LIPS OF KNOWLEDGE --14:8--THE WISDOM OF THE PRUDENT IS TO UNDERSTAND HIS WAY BUT THE FOLLY OF FOOLS IS DECEIT MATTHEW 7:21 NOT EVERY ONE THAT SAITH UNTO ME LORD LORD SHALL ENTER INTO THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN --- BUT HE THAT DOETH --- THE WILL OF MY FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN LUKE 8:21 AND HE ANSWERED AND SAID UNTO THEM MY MOTHER AND MY BRETHREN ARE THESE WHICH HERE THE --- WORD OF GOD AND DO IT --- PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE ABOMINATION GALATIANS 6:1 BRETHREN IF A MAN BE OVERTAKEN IN A FAULT YOU WHICH ARE SPIRITUAL RESTORE SUCH AN ONE IN THE SPIRIT OF MEEKNESS CONSIDERING THYSELF LEST THOU ALSO BE TEMPTED --6:2-- BEAR YE ONE ANOTHERS BURDENS AND --- SO FULFILL THE LAW OF CHRIST --- GALATIANS 6:9 AND LET US NOT BE WEARY IN WELL DOING FOR IN DUE SEASON WE SHALL REAP --- IF WE FAINT NOT --

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