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Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at

Psalms Chapter 12

Psalms 12:4

psa 12:4

Prevail - By raising and spreading evil reports concerning him. Our own - At our own disposal to speak what we please, who can control or restrain us?

Psalms 12:5

psa 12:5

Puffeth - From him that despises him, and hopes to destroy him with a puff of breath.

Psalms 12:6

psa 12:6

Pure - Without the least mixture of falsehood; and therefore shall infallibly be fulfilled.

Psalms 12:7

psa 12:7

Thou shalt keep them - Thy words or promises: these thou wilt observe and keep, both now, and from this generation for ever.

Psalms 12:8

psa 12:8

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

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