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Psalm 139 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:1 - O LORD, you examine me and know.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:2 - You know when I sit down and when I get up; even from far away you understand my motives.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:3 - You carefully observe me when I travel or when I lie down to rest; you are aware of everything I do.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:4 - Certainly my tongue does not frame a word without you, O LORD, being thoroughly aware of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:5 - You squeeze me in from behind and in front; you place your hand on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:6 - Your knowledge is beyond my comprehension; it is so far beyond me, I am unable to fathom it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:7 - Where can I go to escape your spirit? Where can I flee to escape your presence?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:8 - If I were to ascend to heaven, you would be there. If I were to sprawl out in Sheol, there you would be.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:9 - If I were to fly away on the wings of the dawn, and settle down on the other side of the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:10 - even there your hand would guide me, your right hand would grab hold of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:11 - If I were to say, "Certainly the darkness will cover me, and the light will turn to night all around me,"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:12 - even the darkness is not too dark for you to see, and the night is as bright as day; darkness and light are the same to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:13 - Certainly you made my mind and heart; you wove me together in my mother's womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:14 - I will give you thanks because your deeds are awesome and amazing. You knew me thoroughly;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:15 - my bones were not hidden from you, when I was made in secret and sewed together in the depths of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:16 - Your eyes saw me when I was inside the womb. All the days ordained for me were recorded in your scroll before one of them came into existence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:17 - How difficult it is for me to fathom your thoughts about me, O God! How vast is their sum total!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:18 - If I tried to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand. Even if I finished counting them, I would still have to contend with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:19 - If only you would kill the wicked, O God! Get away from me, you violent men!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:20 - They rebel against you and act deceitfully; your enemies lie.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:21 - O LORD, do I not hate those who hate you, and despise those who oppose you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:22 - I absolutely hate them, they have become my enemies!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:23 - Examine me, and probe my thoughts! Test me, and know my concerns!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:24 - See if there is any idolatrous tendency in me, and lead me in the reliable ancient path!

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