Psalms 141 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 141


Psalms 141:1

Jehovah, I have called upon thee; Make haste unto me: Give ear unto my voice, when I call unto thee.

Psalms 141:2

Let my prayer be set forth as incense before thee; The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Psalms 141:3

Set a watch, O Jehovah, before my mouth; Keep the door of my lips.

Psalms 141:4

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, To practise deeds of wickedness With men that work iniquity: And let me not eat of their dainties.

Psalms 141:5

Let the righteous smite me, [it shall be] a kindness; And let him reprove me, [it shall be as] oil upon the head; Let not my head refuse it: For even in their wickedness shall my prayer continue.

Psalms 141:6

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock; And they shall hear my words; For they are sweet.

Psalms 141:7

As when one ploweth and cleaveth the earth, Our bones are scattered at the mouth of Sheol.

Psalms 141:8

For mine eyes are unto thee, O Jehovah the Lord: In thee do I take refuge; Leave not my soul destitute.

Psalms 141:9

Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, And from the gins of the workers of iniquity.

Psalms 141:10

Let the wicked fall into their own nets, Whilst that I withal escape.

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