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Psalms 141

Introduction

Overview

Psalms 141:1, David prays that his suit may be acceptable; Psalms 141:3, his conscience sincere; Psalms 141:7, and his life free from snares.

Verse 1

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make haste: Psalms 40:13, Psalms 69:17, Psalms 69:18, Psalms 70:5, Psalms 71:12, Psalms 143:7, Job 7:21

Reciprocal: Psalms 38:22 - Make Psalms 64:1 - Hear Psalms 88:2 - General Psalms 142:1 - with my voice Malachi 3:3 - an Luke 18:39 - but

Verse 2

Let my prayer: David, who was now driven from Judea, and far from the sanctuary, here prays that the devotion of his heart, and the elevation of his hands, might be accepted; that the one might ascend to heaven fragrant and well pleasing as the cloud of incense, and the other, in conjunction with it, be prevalent as the minchah, or evening oblation. Proverbs 15:8

set forth: Heb. directed, Psalms 5:3

as incense: Exodus 30:7-9, Exodus 30:34-38, Leviticus 10:1, Leviticus 10:2, Leviticus 16:11-13, Numbers 16:35, Numbers 16:46-48, Malachi 1:11, Luke 1:9, Luke 1:10, Revelation 5:8, Revelation 8:3, Revelation 8:4

the lifting: Psalms 28:2, Psalms 63:4, Psalms 134:2, 1 Timothy 2:8

the evening: Exodus 29:39, Exodus 29:42, 1 Kings 18:36, Ezra 9:4, Daniel 9:21, Acts 3:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:41 - offer Exodus 35:15 - the incense Exodus 37:29 - incense Leviticus 2:16 - General Numbers 28:4 - and the other 1 Kings 8:28 - Yet have thou 1 Kings 8:59 - nigh 2 Chronicles 6:12 - spread forth Ezra 9:5 - spread Nehemiah 8:6 - with lifting Psalms 88:2 - General Isaiah 43:26 - Put Lamentations 2:19 - lift up Lamentations 3:41 - with Malachi 3:3 - an Acts 10:4 - thy 1 Peter 2:5 - spiritual

Verse 3

Set a watch: Psalms 17:3-5, Psalms 39:1, Psalms 71:8, Micah 7:5, James 1:26, James 3:2

Reciprocal: Psalms 106:33 - he spake Psalms 119:29 - Remove

Verse 4

Incline not: Psalms 119:36, Deuteronomy 2:30, Deuteronomy 29:4, 1 Kings 8:58, 1 Kings 22:22, Isaiah 63:17, Matthew 6:13, James 1:13

to practice: 1 Corinthians 15:33, 2 Corinthians 6:17, Revelation 18:4

and let me: Numbers 25:2, Proverbs 23:1-3, Proverbs 23:6-8, Daniel 1:5-8, Acts 10:13, Acts 10:14, 1 Corinthians 10:27, 1 Corinthians 10:28, 1 Corinthians 10:31

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:14 - mother 1 Kings 13:9 - Eat no bread Psalms 84:10 - to dwell Psalms 119:29 - Remove Psalms 119:112 - inclined Proverbs 2:12 - deliver Proverbs 23:3 - General Daniel 1:8 - defile Philippians 2:13 - to will

Verse 5

the righteous: 1 Samuel 25:31-34, 2 Samuel 12:7-13, 2 Chronicles 16:7-10, 2 Chronicles 25:16, Proverbs 6:23, Proverbs 9:8, Proverbs 9:9, Proverbs 15:5, Proverbs 15:22, Proverbs 19:25, Proverbs 25:12, Proverbs 27:5, Proverbs 27:6, Galatians 2:11-14, Galatians 6:1, Revelation 3:19

smite: etc. or, smite me kindly and reprove me; let not their precious oil break my head, etc

for yet my: Psalms 51:18, Psalms 125:4, Matthew 5:44, 2 Timothy 1:16-18, James 5:14-16

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:17 - rebuke 1 Samuel 3:17 - I pray thee 1 Samuel 25:33 - blessed 2 Kings 20:14 - What said 2 Chronicles 16:10 - wroth Psalms 84:10 - to dwell Psalms 133:2 - It is like Proverbs 13:18 - he Proverbs 17:10 - General Proverbs 28:23 - General Ecclesiastes 7:5 - better Song of Solomon 5:7 - they smote Matthew 18:15 - go Mark 8:33 - he rebuked Luke 17:3 - rebuke 2 Corinthians 7:7 - when Galatians 2:14 - I said Galatians 4:16 - become Ephesians 5:11 - but 2 Thessalonians 3:15 - admonish Titus 1:13 - that

Verse 6

When their judges: 1 Samuel 31:1-8, 2 Samuel 1:17-27, 1 Chronicles 10:1-7

they shall hear: 2 Samuel 2:4, 2 Samuel 5:1-3, 1 Chronicles 11:1-3, 1 Chronicles 12:38

for they: Psalms 45:2, 2 Samuel 2:5, 2 Samuel 2:6, 2 Samuel 23:1, 1 Chronicles 13:2, Luke 4:22

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 24:2 - the rocks 1 Samuel 24:3 - and Saul 1 Samuel 24:9 - General

Verse 7

bones: Psalms 44:22, 1 Samuel 22:18, 1 Samuel 22:19, Romans 8:36, 2 Corinthians 1:9, Hebrews 11:37, Revelation 11:8, Revelation 11:9

Reciprocal: Psalms 53:5 - scattered Psalms 79:3 - and there Psalms 129:3 - The plowers Ezekiel 37:2 - they were Ezekiel 37:11 - Our bones 2 Corinthians 4:11 - are alway

Verse 8

mine eyes: Psalms 25:15, Psalms 123:1, Psalms 123:2, 2 Chronicles 20:12

leave not my soul destitute: Heb. make not my soul bare, Psalms 25:16, Psalms 25:17, Psalms 102:17, Psalms 143:3, Psalms 143:4, Isaiah 41:17, John 14:18

Verse 9

from the snares: Psalms 119:110, Psalms 140:5, Psalms 142:3, Proverbs 13:14, Jeremiah 18:22, Luke 20:20

Reciprocal: Psalms 35:8 - net Psalms 38:12 - lay snares Psalms 91:3 - snare

Verse 10

the wicked: Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 35:8, Psalms 37:14, Psalms 37:15, Psalms 64:7, Psalms 64:8, Psalms 140:9, Esther 7:10, Proverbs 11:8

escape: Heb. pass over

Reciprocal: Esther 7:9 - Behold Esther 9:25 - return Psalms 140:5 - The proud 1 Corinthians 3:19 - He

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 141". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-141.html.