141:1 A Psalm of David. the Lord, I have called Thee; make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I call unto Thee.
141:2 Let my prayer be set forth as incense before Thee, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
141:3 Set a guard, O the Lord, to my mouth; keep watch at the door of my lips.
141:4 Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to be occupied in deeds of wickedness with men that work iniquity; and let me not eat of their dainties.
141:5 Let the righteous smite me in kindness, and correct me; oil so choice let not my head refuse; for still is my prayer because of their wickedness.
141:6 Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock; and they shall hear my words, that they are sweet.
141:7 As when one cleaveth and breaketh up the earth, our bones are scattered at the grave's mouth.
141:8 For mine eyes are unto Thee, O GOD the L-rd; in Thee have I taken refuge, O pour not out my soul.
141:9 Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, and from the gins of the workers of iniquity.
141:10 Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst I withal escape.
mizmor ledhâvidh Adonay qerâ'thiykha chushâh liyha'aziynâh
141:1 mizmor ledhâvidh Adonay qerâ'thiykha chushâh liyha'aziynâh qoliy beqor'iy-lâkh
141:2 tikkon tephillâthiy qethoreth lephâneykhamas'ath kappay minchath-`ârebh
141:3 shiythâh Adonay shâmrâh lephiynitserâh `al-dal sephâthây
141:4 'al-tath-libbiy ledhâbhâr râ` lehith`olêl `alilothberesha` 'eth-'iyshiym po`alêy-'âven ubhal-'elcham beman`ammêyhem
141:5 yehelmêniy-tsaddiyq chesedh veyokhiychêniy shemen ro'sh 'al-yâniyro'shiy kiy-`odh uthephillâthiy berâ`othêyhem
141:6 nishmethu bhiydhêy-sela`shophethêyhem veshâm`u 'amâray kiy nâ`êmu
141:7 kemo pholêach ubhoqêa`bâ'ârets niphzeru `atsâmêynu lephiy she'ol
141:8 kiy 'êleykha Adonay'adhonây `êynây bekhâh châsiythiy 'al-te`ar naphshiy
141:9 shâmrêniy miydhêyphach yâqshu liy umoqeshoth po`alêy 'âven
141:10 yippelu bhemakhmorâyvreshâ`iym yachadh 'ânokhiy `adh-'e`ebhor.
version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS),
a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917.
The text is in the public domain.
Source for English: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/jps/psa.htm
Source for transliteration: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/tv/psa.htm
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