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Psalm 139 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:1 - To the Overseer. -- A Psalm by David. Jehovah, Thou hast searched me, and knowest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:2 - Thou -- Thou hast known my sitting down, And my rising up, Thou hast attended to my thoughts from afar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:3 - My path and my couch Thou hast fanned, And with all my ways hast been acquainted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:4 - For there is not a word in my tongue, Lo, O Jehovah, Thou hast known it all!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:5 - Behind and before Thou hast besieged me, And Thou dost place on me Thy hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:6 - Knowledge too wonderful for me, It hath been set on high, I am not able for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:7 - Whither do I go from Thy Spirit? And whither from Thy face do I flee?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:8 - If I ascend the heavens -- there Thou art, And spread out a couch in Sheol, lo, Thee!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:9 - I take the wings of morning, I dwell in the uttermost part of the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:10 - Also there Thy hand doth lead me, And Thy right hand doth hold me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:11 - And I say, 'Surely darkness bruiseth me, Then night is light to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:12 - Also darkness hideth not from Thee, And night as day shineth, as is darkness so is light.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:13 - For Thou -- Thou hast possessed my reins, Thou dost cover me in my mother's belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:14 - I confess Thee, because that with wonders I have been distinguished. Wonderful are Thy works, And my soul is knowing it well.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:15 - My substance was not hid from Thee, When I was made in secret, Curiously wrought in the lower part of earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:16 - Mine unformed substance Thine eyes saw, And on Thy book all of them are written, The days they were formed -- And not one among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:17 - And to me how precious have been Thy thoughts, O God, how great hath been their sum!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:18 - I recount them! than the sand they are more, I have waked, and I am still with Thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:19 - Dost Thou slay, O God, the wicked? Then, men of blood, turn aside from me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:20 - Who exchange Thee for wickedness, Lifted up to vanity are Thine enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:21 - Do not I hate, Jehovah, those hating Thee? And with Thy withstanders grieve myself?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:22 - With perfect hatred I have hated them, Enemies they have become to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:23 - Search me, O God, and know my heart, Try me, and know my thoughts,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:24 - And see if a grievous way be in me, And lead me in a way age-during!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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