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Psalm 141

ESV 1 O LORD, I call upon you; hasten to me! Give ear to my voice when I call to you! NIV 1 O LORD, I call to you; come quickly to me. Hear my voice when I call to you. ESV 2 Let my prayer be counted as incense before you, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice! NIV 2 May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice. ESV 3 Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips! NIV 3 Set a guard over my mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips. ESV 4 Do not let my heart incline to any evil, to busy myself with wicked deeds in company with men who work iniquity, and let me not eat of their delicacies! NIV 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. ESV 5 Let a righteous man strike me--it is a kindness; let him rebuke me--it is oil for my head; let my head not refuse it. Yet my prayer is continually against their evil deeds. NIV 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; ESV 6 When their judges are thrown over the cliff, then they shall hear my words, for they are pleasant. NIV 6 their rulers will be thrown down from the cliffs, and the wicked will learn that my words were well spoken. ESV 7 As when one plows and breaks up the earth, so shall our bones be scattered at the mouth of Sheol. NIV 7 [They will say,] "As one plows and breaks up the earth, so our bones have been scattered at the mouth of the grave. " ESV 8 But my eyes are toward you, O GOD, my Lord; in you I seek refuge; leave me not defenseless! NIV 8 But my eyes are fixed on you, O Sovereign LORD; in you I take refuge--do not give me over to death. ESV 9 Keep me from the trap that they have laid for me and from the snares of evildoers! NIV 9 Keep me from the snares they have laid for me, from the traps set by evildoers. ESV 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by safely. NIV 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.