Psalm 141 NAS

An Evening Prayer for Sanctification and Protection.

1 O LORD, I call upon You; 1hasten to me! 2Give ear to my voice when I call to You!

References for Psalms 141:1

2 May my prayer be counted as 3incense before You; The 4lifting up of my hands as the 5evening offering.

References for Psalms 141:2

3 Set a 6guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the 7door of my lips.

References for Psalms 141:3

4 8Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who 9do iniquity; And 10do not let me eat of their delicacies.

References for Psalms 141:4

5 Let the 11righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; It is 12oil upon the head; Do not let my head refuse it, For still my prayer 13is against their wicked deeds.

References for Psalms 141:5

    • d 141:5 - Or "lovingly"
    • e 141:5 - Lit "And my prayer"
    • f 141:5 - Or "in spite of their calamities"
      6 Their judges are 14thrown down by the sides of the rock, And they hear my words, for they are pleasant.

      References for Psalms 141:6

      7 As when one 15plows and breaks open the earth, Our 16bones have been scattered at the 17mouth of Sheol.

      References for Psalms 141:7

        • g 141:7 - I.e. the nether world
          8 For my 18eyes are toward You, O GOD, the Lord; In You I 19take refuge; 20do not leave me defenseless *.

          References for Psalms 141:8

            • h 141:8 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
            • i 141:8 - Lit "pour out my soul"
              9 Keep me from the 21jaws of the trap which they have set for me, And from the 22snares of those who do iniquity.

              References for Psalms 141:9

                • j 141:9 - Lit "hands of the trap"
                  10 Let the wicked 23fall into their own nets, While I pass by 24safely.

                  References for Psalms 141:10

                      Study tools for Psalm 141

                      • a 141:2 - Lit "fixed"
                      • b 141:3 - Lit "to"
                      • c 141:4 - Lit "in"
                      • d 141:5 - Or "lovingly"
                      • e 141:5 - Lit "And my prayer"
                      • f 141:5 - Or "in spite of their calamities"
                      • g 141:7 - I.e. the nether world
                      • h 141:8 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
                      • i 141:8 - Lit "pour out my soul"
                      • j 141:9 - Lit "hands of the trap"
                      • k 141:10 - Lit "altogether"