Psalm 141:2 {140:2}
Good News Translation
Receive my prayer as incense, my uplifted hands as an evening sacrifice.

Contemporary English Version
Think of my prayer as sweet-smelling incense, and think of my lifted hands as an evening sacrifice.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let my prayer be directed as incense in thy sight; the lifting up of my hands, as evening sacrifice.

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Let my prayer be directed as incense in thy sight; the lifting up of my hands, as evening sacrifice.

let my prayer.

Proverbs 15:8 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.

set forth.

Psalm 5:3 For to thee will I pray: O Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear my voice.

as incense

Exodus 30:7-9,34-38 And Aaron shall burn sweet smelling incense upon it in the morning. When he shall dress the lamps, he shall burn it: . . .

Leviticus 10:1,2 And Nadab and Abiu, the sons of Aaron, taking their censers, put fire therein, and incense on it, offering before the Lord strange fire: which was not commanded them. . . .

Leviticus 16:11-13 After these things are duly celebrated, he shall offer the calf: and praying for himself and for his own house, he shall immolate it. . . .

Numbers 16:35,46-48 And a fire coming out from the Lord, destroyed the two hundred and fifty men that offered the incense. . . .

Malachi 1:11 For from the rising of the sun even to the going down, my name is great among the Gentiles, and in every place there is sacrifice, and there is offered to my name a clean oblation: for my name is great among the Gentiles, saith the Lord of hosts.

Luke 1:9,10 According to the custom of the priestly office, it was his lot to offer incense, going into the temple of the Lord. . . .

Revelation 5:8 And when he had opened the book, the four living creatures and the four and twenty ancients fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.

Revelation 8:3,4 And another angel came and stood before the altar, having a golden censer: and there was given to him much incense, that he should offer of the prayers of all saints, upon the golden altar which is before the throne of God. . . .

the lifting

Psalm 28:2 Hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication, when I pray to thee; when I lift up my hands to thy holy temple.

Psalm 63:4 Thus will I bless thee all my life long: and in thy name I will lift up my hands.

Psalm 134:2 In the nights lift up your hands to the holy places, and bless ye the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up pure hands, without anger and contention.

the evening

Exodus 29:39,42 One lamb in the morning, and another in the evening. . . .

1 Kings 18:36 And when it was now time to offer the holocaust, Elias, the prophet, came near and said: O Lord God of Abraham, and Isaac, and Israel, shew this day that thou art the God of Israel, and I thy servant, and that according to thy commandment I have done all these things.

Ezra 9:4 And there were assembled to me all that feared the God of Israel, because of the transgression of those that were come from the captivity, and I sat sorrowful, until the evening sacrifice.

Daniel 9:21 As I was yet speaking in prayer, behold the man, Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, flying swiftly, touched me at the time of the evening sacrifice.

Acts 3:1 Now Peter and John went up into the temple at the ninth hour of prayer.

Context
Come Quickly to Me
1I have cried to thee, O Lord, hear me: hearken to my voice, when I cry to thee. 2Let my prayer be directed as incense in thy sight; the lifting up of my hands, as evening sacrifice.3Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth: and a door round about my lips.…
Cross References
Luke 1:10
And all the multitude of the people was praying without, at the hour of incense.

1 Timothy 2:8
I will therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up pure hands, without anger and contention.

Revelation 5:8
And when he had opened the book, the four living creatures and the four and twenty ancients fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.

Revelation 8:3
And another angel came and stood before the altar, having a golden censer: and there was given to him much incense, that he should offer of the prayers of all saints, upon the golden altar which is before the throne of God.

Revelation 8:4
And the smoke of the incense of the prayers of the saints ascended up before God from the hand of the angel.

Exodus 29:39
One lamb in the morning, and another in the evening.

Exodus 29:41
And the other lamb thou shalt offer in the evening, according to the rite of the morning oblation, and according to what we have said, for a savour of sweetness:

Exodus 30:8
And when he shall place them in the evening, he shall burn an everlasting incense before the Lord throughout your generations.

Numbers 7:68
A little mortar of gold weighing ten sicles full of incense:

1 Kings 18:29
And after midday was past, and while they were prophesying, the time was come of offering sacrifice, and there was no voice heard, nor did any one answer, nor regard them as they prayed.

1 Kings 18:36
And when it was now time to offer the holocaust, Elias, the prophet, came near and said: O Lord God of Abraham, and Isaac, and Israel, shew this day that thou art the God of Israel, and I thy servant, and that according to thy commandment I have done all these things.

Psalm 28:2
Hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication, when I pray to thee; when I lift up my hands to thy holy temple.

Psalm 55:17
Evening and morning, and at noon I will speak and declare: and he shall hear my voice.

Lamentations 3:41
Nun. Let us lift up our hearts with our hands to the Lord in the heavens.

Daniel 9:21
As I was yet speaking in prayer, behold the man, Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, flying swiftly, touched me at the time of the evening sacrifice.

Additional Translations
May my prayer be set before You like incense, my uplifted hands like the evening offering.Let my prayer be set forth before you as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Let my prayer be set forth as incense before thee; The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; the lifting up of my hands as an evening sacrifice.

Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening oblation.

Let my prayer be set forth as incense before thee; the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Let my prayer be set before you like incense; the lifting up of my hands like the evening sacrifice.

My prayer is prepared -- incense before Thee, The lifting up of my hands -- the evening present.
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