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Psalm 139

ESV 1 O LORD, you have searched me and known me! NIV 1 O LORD, you have searched me and you know me. ESV 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. NIV 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. ESV 3 You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. NIV 3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. ESV 4 Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O LORD, you know it altogether. NIV 4 Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O LORD. ESV 5 You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. NIV 5 You hem me in--behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me. ESV 6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high; I cannot attain it. NIV 6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain. ESV 7 Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? NIV 7 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? ESV 8 If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! NIV 8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. ESV 9 If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, NIV 9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, ESV 10 even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me. NIV 10 even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. ESV 11 If I say, "Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night," NIV 11 If I say, "Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me," ESV 12 even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is bright as the day, for darkness is as light with you. NIV 12 even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you. ESV 13 For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. NIV 13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. ESV 14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. NIV 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. ESV 15 My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. NIV 15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, ESV 16 Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them. NIV 16 your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. ESV 17 How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! NIV 17 How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! ESV 18 If I would count them, they are more than the sand. I awake, and I am still with you. NIV 18 Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand. When I awake, I am still with you. ESV 19 Oh that you would slay the wicked, O God! O men of blood, depart from me! NIV 19 If only you would slay the wicked, O God! Away from me, you bloodthirsty men! ESV 20 They speak against you with malicious intent; your enemies take your name in vain! NIV 20 They speak of you with evil intent; your adversaries misuse your name. ESV 21 Do I not hate those who hate you, O LORD? And do I not loathe those who rise up against you? NIV 21 Do I not hate those who hate you, O LORD, and abhor those who rise up against you? ESV 22 I hate them with complete hatred; I count them my enemies. NIV 22 I have nothing but hatred for them; I count them my enemies. ESV 23 Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! NIV 23 Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. ESV 24 And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting! NIV 24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.