Psalm 12:8
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New Living Translation
even though the wicked strut about, and evil is praised throughout the land.

King James Bible
The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.

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

World English 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.

Young's Literal Translation
Around the wicked walk continually, According as vileness is exalted by sons of men!

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

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

Psalm 12:8 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Appendix xix. On Eternal Punishment, According to the Rabbis and the New Testament
THE Parables of the Ten Virgins' and of the Unfaithful Servant' close with a Discourse on the Last Things,' the final Judgment, and the fate of those Christ's Righ Hand and at His Left (St. Matt. xxv. 31-46). This final Judgment by our Lord forms a fundamental article in the Creed of the Church. It is the Christ Who comes, accompanied by the Angelic Host, and sits down on the throne of His Glory, when all nations are gathered before Him. Then the final separation is made, and joy or sorrow awarded
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 55:10
Its walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real danger is wickedness within the city.

Psalm 55:11
Everything is falling apart; threats and cheating are rampant in the streets.

Isaiah 32:5
In that day ungodly fools will not be heroes. Scoundrels will not be respected.

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