David prayeth that his suit may be acceptable,
Psalms 141:1 Lorde, I call vpon the: haist the vnto me, and consider my voyce, whe I crie vnto the. Psalms 141:2 Let my prayer be set forth in thy sight as the incese, and let the liftinge vp of my hades be an euenynge sacrifice.
his conscience sincere,
Psalms 141:3 Set a watch (o LORDE) before my mouth, yee a watch at the dore of my lippes. Psalms 141:4 O let not myne hert be enclyned to eny euell thige, to be mynded as the vngodly or wicked men, lest I eate of soch thinges as please the Psalms 141:5 Let the rightuous (rather) smyte me frendly, and reproue me: Psalms 141:6 so wil I take it, as though he had poured oyle vpo my heade: it shal not hurte my heade, yee I wil praye yet for their wickednesse.
and his life safe from snares.
Psalms 141:7 Their iudges stoble at the stone, yet heare they my wordes, yt they be ioyfull. Psalms 141:8 Oure bones lye scatered before ye pytt, like as when one graueth and dyggeth vp the grounde. Psalms 141:9 But myne eyes loke vnto ye, o LORDE God: in the is my trust, oh cast not out my soule. Psalms 141:10 Kepe me fro ye snare which they haue layed for me, and fro the trappes of the wicked doers. Let the vngodly fall in to their owne nettes together, vntill I be gone by them.