Today’s Psalms and Proverbs Reading – Psalms 141-145 and Proverbs 29
(Ps 141:1 [AKJV])
Lord, I cry to you: make haste to me; give ear to my voice, when I cry to you.
(Ps 141:2 [AKJV])
Let my prayer be set forth before you as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
(Ps 141:3 [AKJV])
Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.
(Ps 141:4 [AKJV])
Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.
(Ps 141:5 [AKJV])
Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
(Ps 141:6 [AKJV])
When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.
(Ps 141:7 [AKJV])
Our bones are scattered at the grave’s mouth, as when one cuts and splits wood on the earth.
(Ps 141:8 [AKJV])
But my eyes are to you, O GOD the Lord: in you is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.
(Ps 141:9 [AKJV])
Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity.
(Ps 141:10 [AKJV])
Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst that I with escape.
(Ps 142:1 [AKJV])
I cried to the LORD with my voice; with my voice to the LORD did I make my supplication.
(Ps 142:2 [AKJV])
I poured out my complaint before him; I showed before him my trouble.
(Ps 142:3 [AKJV])
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.
(Ps 142:4 [AKJV])
I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.
(Ps 142:5 [AKJV])
I cried to you, O LORD: I said, You are my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.
(Ps 142:6 [AKJV])
Attend to my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.
(Ps 142:7 [AKJV])
Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise your name: the righteous shall compass me about; for you shall deal bountifully with me.
(Ps 143:1 [AKJV])
Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in your faithfulness answer me, and in your righteousness.
(Ps 143:2 [AKJV])
And enter not into judgment with your servant: for in your sight shall no man living be justified.
(Ps 143:3 [AKJV])
For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
(Ps 143:4 [AKJV])
Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.
(Ps 143:5 [AKJV])
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all your works; I muse on the work of your hands.
(Ps 143:6 [AKJV])
I stretch forth my hands to you: my soul thirsts after you, as a thirsty land. Selah.
(Ps 143:7 [AKJV])
Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit fails: hide not your face from me, lest I be like to them that go down into the pit.
(Ps 143:8 [AKJV])
Cause me to hear your loving kindness in the morning; for in you do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul to you.
(Ps 143:9 [AKJV])
Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies: I flee to you to hide me.
(Ps 143:10 [AKJV])
Teach me to do your will; for you are my God: your spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
(Ps 143:11 [AKJV])
Quicken me, O LORD, for your name’s sake: for your righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.
(Ps 143:12 [AKJV])
And of your mercy cut off my enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am your servant.
(Ps 144:1 [AKJV])
Blessed be the LORD my strength which teaches my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:
(Ps 144:2 [AKJV])
My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdues my people under me.
(Ps 144:3 [AKJV])
LORD, what is man, that you take knowledge of him! or the son of man, that you make account of him!
(Ps 144:4 [AKJV])
Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passes away.
(Ps 144:5 [AKJV])
Bow your heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.
(Ps 144:6 [AKJV])
Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out your arrows, and destroy them.
(Ps 144:7 [AKJV])
Send your hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;
(Ps 144:8 [AKJV])
Whose mouth speaks vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
(Ps 144:9 [AKJV])
I will sing a new song to you, O God: on a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises to you.
(Ps 144:10 [AKJV])
It is he that gives salvation to kings: who delivers David his servant from the hurtful sword.
(Ps 144:11 [AKJV])
Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaks vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:
(Ps 144:12 [AKJV])
That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:
(Ps 144:13 [AKJV])
That our garners may be full, affording all manner of store: that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets:
(Ps 144:14 [AKJV])
That our oxen may be strong to labor; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no complaining in our streets.
(Ps 144:15 [AKJV])
Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yes, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.
(Ps 145:1 [AKJV])
I will extol you, my God, O king; and I will bless your name for ever and ever.
(Ps 145:2 [AKJV])
Every day will I bless you; and I will praise your name for ever and ever.
(Ps 145:3 [AKJV])
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
(Ps 145:4 [AKJV])
One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.
(Ps 145:5 [AKJV])
I will speak of the glorious honor of your majesty, and of your wondrous works.
(Ps 145:6 [AKJV])
And men shall speak of the might of your terrible acts: and I will declare your greatness.
(Ps 145:7 [AKJV])
They shall abundantly utter the memory of your great goodness, and shall sing of your righteousness.
(Ps 145:8 [AKJV])
The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
(Ps 145:9 [AKJV])
The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
(Ps 145:10 [AKJV])
All your works shall praise you, O LORD; and your saints shall bless you.
(Ps 145:11 [AKJV])
They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom, and talk of your power;
(Ps 145:12 [AKJV])
To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
(Ps 145:13 [AKJV])
Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations.
(Ps 145:14 [AKJV])
The LORD upholds all that fall, and raises up all those that be bowed down.
(Ps 145:15 [AKJV])
The eyes of all wait on you; and you give them their meat in due season.
(Ps 145:16 [AKJV])
You open your hand, and satisfy the desire of every living thing.
(Ps 145:17 [AKJV])
The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
(Ps 145:18 [AKJV])
The LORD is near to all them that call on him, to all that call on him in truth.
(Ps 145:19 [AKJV])
He will fulfill the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
(Ps 145:20 [AKJV])
The LORD preserves all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.
(Ps 145:21 [AKJV])
My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.
(Prov 29:1 [AKJV])
He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
(Prov 29:2 [AKJV])
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.
(Prov 29:3 [AKJV])
Whoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots spends his substance.
(Prov 29:4 [AKJV])
The king by judgment establishes the land: but he that receives gifts overthrows it.
(Prov 29:5 [AKJV])
A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.
(Prov 29:6 [AKJV])
In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous does sing and rejoice.
(Prov 29:7 [AKJV])
The righteous considers the cause of the poor: but the wicked regards not to know it.
(Prov 29:8 [AKJV])
Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
(Prov 29:9 [AKJV])
If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
(Prov 29:10 [AKJV])
The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
(Prov 29:11 [AKJV])
A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards.
(Prov 29:12 [AKJV])
If a ruler listen to lies, all his servants are wicked.
(Prov 29:13 [AKJV])
The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lightens both their eyes.
(Prov 29:14 [AKJV])
The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
(Prov 29:15 [AKJV])
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
(Prov 29:16 [AKJV])
When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases: but the righteous shall see their fall.
(Prov 29:17 [AKJV])
Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yes, he shall give delight to your soul.
(Prov 29:18 [AKJV])
Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keeps the law, happy is he.
(Prov 29:19 [AKJV])
A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
(Prov 29:20 [AKJV])
See you a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
(Prov 29:21 [AKJV])
He that delicately brings up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
(Prov 29:22 [AKJV])
An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.
(Prov 29:23 [AKJV])
A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
(Prov 29:24 [AKJV])
Whoever is partner with a thief hates his own soul: he hears cursing, and denudes it not.
(Prov 29:25 [AKJV])
The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
(Prov 29:26 [AKJV])
Many seek the ruler’s favor; but every man’s judgment comes from the LORD.
(Prov 29:27 [AKJV])
An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.