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Psalm 141

NKJV 1 A Psalm of David. Lord, I cry out to You; Make haste to me! Give ear to my voice when I cry out to You. NIV 1 O LORD, I call to you; come quickly to me. Hear my voice when I call to you. NKJV 2 Let my prayer be set before You as incense, 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. NKJV 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. NKJV 4 Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice wicked works With men who work iniquity; And do not let me 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. NKJV 5 Let the righteous strike me; It shall be a kindness. And let him rebuke me; It shall be as excellent oil; Let my head not refuse it. For still my prayer is against the deeds of the wicked. 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; NKJV 6 Their judges are overthrown by the sides of the cliff, And they hear my words, for they are sweet. NIV 6 their rulers will be thrown down from the cliffs, and the wicked will learn that my words were well spoken. NKJV 7 Our bones are scattered at the mouth of the grave, As when one plows and breaks up the earth. 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. " NKJV 8 But my eyes are upon You, O God the Lord; In You I take refuge; Do not leave my soul destitute. NIV 8 But my eyes are fixed on you, O Sovereign LORD; in you I take refuge--do not give me over to death. NKJV 9 Keep me from the snares they have laid for me, And from the traps of the workers of iniquity. NIV 9 Keep me from the snares they have laid for me, from the traps set by evildoers. NKJV 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, While I escape safely. NIV 10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.