Psalm 12:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
For the choir director; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David. Help,הֹושִׁ֣יעָה
3467: to delivera prim. root
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
for the godly manחָסִ֑יד
2623: kind, piousfrom chasad
1584: to end, come to an end, completea prim. root
to be, For the faithfulאֱ֝מוּנִ֗ים
539: to confirm, supporta prim. root
6461: to disappear, vanisha prim. root
from among the sonsמִבְּנֵ֥י
1121: sona prim. root
of men.אָדָֽם׃
120: man, mankindfrom an unused word

KJV Lexicon
To the chief Musician
natsach  (naw-tsakh')
to glitter from afar, i.e. to be eminent (as a superintendent, especially of the Temple services and its music)
upon Sheminith
shmiyniyth  (shem-ee-neeth')
probably an eight-stringed lyre -- Sheminith.
A Psalm
mizmowr  (miz-more')
instrumental music; by implication, a poem set to notes -- psalm.
of David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
yasha`  (yaw-shah')
to be open, wide or free, i.e. (by implication) to be safe; causatively, to free or succor
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
for the godly man
chaciyd  (khaw-seed')
kind, i.e. (religiously) pious (a saint) -- godly (man), good, holy (one), merciful, saint, (un-)godly.
gamar  (gaw-mar')
to end (in the sense of completion or failure) -- cease, come to an end, fail, perfect, perform.
for the faithful
'aman  (aw-man')
to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain
pacac  (paw-sas')
probably to disperse, i.e. (intransitive) disappear -- cease.
from among the children
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of men
'adam  (aw-dawm')
ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) -- another, + hypocrite, + common sort, low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the choir director; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David. Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.

King James Bible
<> Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director: according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm. Help, LORD, for no faithful one remains; the loyal have disappeared from the human race.

International Standard Version
Help, LORD, for godly people no longer exist; trustworthy people have disappeared from humanity.

NET Bible
For the music director; according to the sheminith style; a psalm of David. Deliver, LORD! For the godly have disappeared; people of integrity have vanished.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Save, Lord Jehovah, because the good man is finished and faith has ceased from the Earth!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir director; on the [sheminith]; a psalm by David.] Help, O LORD. No godly person is left. Faithful people have vanished from among Adam's descendants!

King James 2000 Bible
Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
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