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 12:6

  • Gods word cant fail it has been tried in d funace of earth meaning there is no situation or problem on earth dat is greater than Gods word it adreses all things as touching life His word stands for ever.thank God for His faithfulness
  • MockingBird for verse 6
    The word of God is truly pure. : undefiled : His word can be trusted. His word is faithful : Because the word of God is purified , that does not mean that it is obeyed by all : there are a select few that do obey His word : act on it There have already been some in God 's word that is recorded that God is pleased with. If we : I love Jesus I will keep His commandments . I want to be one of those that my Lord God will be able to say : ' Well done thou good and faithful servant. "
  • A MEN Robert! Preach!!! Rodney, "The whole world lieth in wickedness " except for a minute few.Our individual responsibility is to trust and obey!While taking every opportunity given,to be ready,willing and able to aid in the ministry of reconciliation.Until our LORD 'S return,or our departure.
  • I am interested in Jeff 's comment as to sources of documentation... not for purpose of argumentation, but for research and credibility.
  • i was taught the 7 times was the 7 english translatons 1. wycliffe in 1382 2.tyndale 1532 3.coverdale 1537 4.matthews 1537 5.coverdale great bible 1539 6. geneva 1562 ? hard to read my notes on that one.7.bishops 1565 king james 1611 is number 8 which 8 means new beginings
  • Context is everything: The nearest antecedent to 'them' is words not the righteous or us. Therefore it is the Words of God that are preserved from age to age.