Psalms 12:8

“The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wicked walke on euery side, when the vilest men are exalted.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked strut about on every side When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked walk on every side, When vileness is exalted among the sons of men. Psalm 13 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sinners are walking on every side, and evil is honoured among the children of men.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked walk about on every side, when vileness is exalted among the children of men.
- Darby Bible

The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
- World English Bible

Around the wicked walk continually, According as vileness is exalted by sons of men!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(12:9) The wicked walk on every side, when vileness is exalted among the sons of men.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 12:8


12:8 Walk - They fill all places, and go about boldly and securely.


Discussion for Psalms 12:8

  • I think this vs is the reason society is so bad right now.... consider our relationships and marriages, how bad they have become.... this verse readily explains why we exshurt these celebrities and fhey are vile, evil, covetous, lewd, drug using, audultris liars.... and our society have become just like them
  • Deep verse God bless king David

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