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Psalm 141 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I call to you, LORD, come quickly to me; hear me when I call to you. 1 O LORD, I call to you; come quickly to me. Hear my voice when I call to you.
2 May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice. 2 May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.
3 Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips. 3 Set a guard over my mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips.
4 Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil so that I take part in wicked deeds along with those who are evildoers; do not let me eat of their delicacies. 4 Let not my heart be drawn to what is evil, to take part in wicked deeds with men who are evildoers; let me not eat of their delicacies.
5 Let a righteous man strike me--that is a kindness; let him rebuke me--that is oil on my head. My head will not refuse it, for my prayer will still be against the deeds of evildoers. 5 Let a righteous man strike me--it is a kindness; let him rebuke me--it is oil on my head. My head will not refuse it. Yet my prayer is ever against the deeds of evildoers;
6 Their rulers will be thrown down from the cliffs, and the wicked will learn that my words were well spoken. 6 their rulers will be thrown down from the cliffs, and the wicked will learn that my words were well spoken.
7 They will say, "As one plows and breaks up the earth, so our bones have been scattered at the mouth of the grave." 7 [They will say,] "As one plows and breaks up the earth, so our bones have been scattered at the mouth of the grave. "
8 But my eyes are fixed on you, Sovereign LORD; in you I take refuge--do not give me over to death. 8 But my eyes are fixed on you, O Sovereign LORD; in you I take refuge--do not give me over to death.
9 Keep me safe from the traps set by evildoers, from the snares they have laid for me. 9 Keep me from the snares they have laid for me, from the traps set by evildoers.
10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety. 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.