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.
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
      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
          10 Let the wicked 23fall into their own nets, While I pass by 24safely.
          References for Psalms 141:10