Psalm 141:9
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New International Version
Keep me safe from the traps set by evildoers, from the snares they have laid for me.

King James Bible
Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity.

Darby Bible Translation
Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, and from the traps of the workers of iniquity.

World English Bible
Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, from the traps of the workers of iniquity.

Young's Literal Translation
Keep me from the gin they laid for me, Even snares of workers of iniquity.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But mine eyes are unto thee - In all times, in all places, on all occasions, I will cleave unto the Lord, and put my whole confidence in him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

from the snares

Psalm 119:110 The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from your precepts.

Psalm 140:5 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.

Psalm 142:3 When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then you knew my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privately laid a snare for me.

Proverbs 13:14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Jeremiah 18:22 Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly on them: for they have dig a pit to take me...

Luke 20:20 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words...

Library
The Incense of Prayer
'Let my prayer be set forth before Thee as incense, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.'--PSALM cxli. 2. The place which this psalm occupies in the Psalter, very near its end, makes it probable that it is considerably later in date than the prior portions of the collection. But the Psalmist, who here penetrates to the inmost meaning of the symbolic sacrificial worship of the Old Testament, was not helped to his clear-sightedness by his date, but by his devotion. For throughout
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

For Acceptance in Prayer, and Daily Guidance. --Ps. cxli.
For Acceptance in Prayer, and daily Guidance.--Ps. cxli. Lord, let my prayer like incense rise, And when I lift my hands to Thee, As on the evening sacrifice Look down from heaven well-pleased on me. Set Thou a watch to keep my tongue, Let not my heart to sin incline; Save me from men who practise wrong, Let me not share their mirth and wine. But let the righteous, when I stray, Smite me in love,--his strokes are kind; His mild reproofs, like oil, allay The wounds they make, and heal the mind.
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

The Daily Walk with Others (I. ).
When the watcher in the dark Turns his lenses to the skies, Suddenly the starry spark Grows a world upon his eyes: Be my life a lens, that I So my Lord may magnify We come from the secrecies of the young Clergyman's life, from his walk alone with God in prayer and over His Word, to the subject of his common daily intercourse. Let us think together of some of the duties, opportunities, risks, and safeguards of the ordinary day's experience. A WALK WITH GOD ALL DAY. A word presents itself to be
Handley C. G. Moule—To My Younger Brethren

An Analysis of Augustin's Writings against the Donatists.
The object of this chapter is to present a rudimentary outline and summary of all that Augustin penned or spoke against those traditional North African Christians whom he was pleased to regard as schismatics. It will be arranged, so far as may be, in chronological order, following the dates suggested by the Benedictine edition. The necessary brevity precludes anything but a very meagre treatment of so considerable a theme. The writer takes no responsibility for the ecclesiological tenets of the
St. Augustine—writings in connection with the donatist controversy.

Cross References
Psalm 38:12
Those who want to kill me set their traps, those who would harm me talk of my ruin; all day long they scheme and lie.

Psalm 64:5
They encourage each other in evil plans, they talk about hiding their snares; they say, "Who will see it?"

Psalm 91:3
Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare and from the deadly pestilence.

Psalm 119:110
The wicked have set a snare for me, but I have not strayed from your precepts.

Psalm 140:5
The arrogant have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path.

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