Psalms Chapter 141 |
1A psalm of David.
I call You, O Lord, hasten to me;
give ear to my cry when I call You.
2Take my prayer as an offering of incense,
my upraised hands as an evening sacrifice.
3O Lord, set a guard over my mouth,
a watch at the door of my lips;
4let my mind not turn to an evil thing,
to practice deeds of wickedness
with men who are evildoers;
let me not feast on their dainties.
5Let the righteous man strike me in loyalty,
let him reprove me;
let my head not refuse such choice oil.
My prayers are still against their evil deeds.
6May their judges slip on the rock,
but let my words be heard, for they are sweet.
7As when the earth is cleft and broken up
our bones are scattered at the mouth of Sheol.
8My eyes are fixed upon You, O God my Lord;
I seek refuge in You, do not put me in jeopardy.
9Keep me from the trap laid for me,
and from the snares of evildoers.
10Let the wicked fall into their nets
while I alone come through.