Verse1) Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
(a) Isa.57:1> The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.
Verse 2) They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.
Verse 3) The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:
Verse 4) Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?
Verse 5) For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
(b) Ex.3:7-8> The LORD said, “I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned about their suffering.
Verse 6) The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
(c) 2 Sam.22:31> “As for God, his way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.
Ps.18:30> As for God, his way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.
Prov.30:5> As for God, his way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.
Verse 7) Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
Verse 8) The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.