Psalm 12:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The wordsאִֽמֲרֹ֣ות
(i·ma·ro·vt)
565a: utterance, speech, wordfrom amar
of the LORDיְהוָה֮
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
are pureטְהֹ֫רֹ֥ות
(te·ho·ro·vt)
2889: clean, purefrom taher
words;אֲמָרֹ֪ות
(a·ma·ro·vt)
565a: utterance, speech, wordfrom amar
As silverכֶּ֣סֶף
(ke·sef)
3701: silver, moneyfrom kasaph
triedצָ֭רוּף
(tza·ruf)
6884: to smelt, refine, testa prim. root
in a furnaceבַּעֲלִ֣יל
(ba·'a·lil)
5948: perhaps furnace, cruciblefrom alal
on the earth,לָאָ֑רֶץ
(la·'a·retz;)
776: earth, landa prim. root
refinedמְ֝זֻקָּ֗ק
(me·zuk·kak)
2212: to refine, purifya prim. root
seven times.שִׁבְעָתָֽיִם׃
(shiv·'a·ta·yim.)
7659: sevenfold, seven timesfrom sheba









KJV Lexicon
The words
'imrah  (im-raw')
commandment, speech, word.
of the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
are pure
tahowr  (taw-hore')
pure (in a physical, chemical, ceremonial or moral sense) -- clean, fair, pure(-ness).
words
'imrah  (im-raw')
commandment, speech, word.
as silver
keceph  (keh'-sef)
silver (from its pale color); by implication, money -- money, price, silver(-ling).
tried
tsaraph  (tsaw-raf')
to fuse (metal), i.e. refine -- cast, (re-)fine(-er), founder, goldsmith, melt, pure, purge away, try.
in a furnace
`aliyl  (al-eel')
probably a crucible (as working over the metal) -- furnace.
of earth
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
purified
zaqaq  (zaw-kak')
to strain, (figuratively) extract, clarify -- fine, pour down, purge, purify, refine.
seven times
shib`athayim  (shib-aw-thah'-yim)
seven-times -- seven(-fold, times).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.

King James Bible
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The words of the LORD are pure words, like silver refined in an earthen furnace, purified seven times.

International Standard Version
The words of the LORD are pure, like silver refined in an earthen furnace, purified seven times over.

NET Bible
The LORD's words are absolutely reliable. They are as untainted as silver purified in a furnace on the ground, where it is thoroughly refined.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The words of Lord Jehovah are pure words, choice silver in a furnace in the Earth, and purified each by seven.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The promises of the LORD are pure, like silver refined in a furnace and purified seven times.

King James 2000 Bible
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tested in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
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