Psalm 141 NIV

A psalm of David.

1 I call to you, LORD, come quickly to me; hear me when I call to you.

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2 May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.

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3 Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips.

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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 their delicacies.

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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.

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6 Their rulers will be thrown down from the cliffs, and the wicked will learn that my words were well spoken.

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7 They will say, “As one plows and breaks up the earth, so our bones have been scattered at the mouth of the grave.”

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8 But my eyes are fixed on you, Sovereign LORD; in you I take refuge—do not give me over to death.

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9 Keep me safe from the traps set by evildoers, from the snares they have laid for me.

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10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, while I pass by in safety.

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