David prayeth that his suit may be acceptable,
Psalms 141:1 A Psalm, by David. O Jehovah, I have called Thee, haste to me, Give ear [to] my voice when I call to Thee. Psalms 141:2 My prayer is preparedincense before Thee, The lifting up of my handsthe evening present.
his conscience sincere,
Psalms 141:3 Set, O Jehovah, a watch for my mouth, Watch Thou over the door of my lips. Psalms 141:4 Incline not my heart to an evil thing, To do habitually actions in wickedness, With men working iniquity, Yea, I eat not of their pleasant things. Psalms 141:5 The righteous doth beat me [in] kindness. And doth reprove me, Oil of the head my head disalloweth not, For still my prayer [is] about their vexations. Psalms 141:6 Their judges have been released by the sides of a rock, And they have heard my sayings, For they have been pleasant.
and his life safe from snares.
Psalms 141:7 As one tilling and ripping up in the land, Have our bones been scattered at the command of Saul. Psalms 141:8 But to Thee, O Jehovah, my Lord, [are] mine eyes, In Thee I have trusted, Make not bare my soul. Psalms 141:9 Keep me from the gin they laid for me, Even snares of workers of iniquity. Psalms 141:10 The wicked fall in their nets together, till I pass over!