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Psalm 139:15 ASV
My frame was not hidden from thee, When I was made in secret, [And] curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 BBE
My frame was not unseen by you when I was made secretly, and strangely formed in the lowest parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 CEB
My bones weren't hidden from you when I was being put together in a secret place, when I was being woven together in the deep parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 CJB
My bones were not hidden from you when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 RHE
(138-15) My bone is not hidden from thee, which thou hast made in secret: and my substance in the lower parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 ESV
My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 GW
My bones were not hidden from you when I was being made in secret, when I was being skillfully woven in an underground workshop.
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Psalm 139:15 GNT
When my bones were being formed, carefully put together in my mother's womb, when I was growing there in secret, you knew that I was there -
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Psalm 139:15 HNV
My frame wasn't hidden from you, When I was made in secret, Woven together in the depths of the eretz.
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Psalm 139:15 CSB
My bones were not hidden from You when I was made in secret, when I was formed in the depths of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 KJV
My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 LEB
My {frame} was not hidden from you, when I was created secretly, [and] intricately woven in [the] depths of [the] earth.
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Psalm 139:15 NAS
My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth;
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Psalm 139:15 NCV
You saw my bones being formed as I took shape in my mother's body. When I was put together there,
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Psalm 139:15 NIRV
None of my bones was hidden from you when you made me inside my mother's body. That place was as dark as the deepest parts of the earth. When you were putting me together there,
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Psalm 139:15 NIV
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,
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Psalm 139:15 NKJV
My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 NLT
You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb.
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Psalm 139:15 NRS
My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 RSV
my frame was not hidden from thee, when I was being made in secret, intricately wrought in the depths of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 DBY
My bones were not hidden from thee when I was made in secret, curiously wrought in the lower parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 MSG
You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, bit by bit, how I was sculpted from nothing into something.
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Psalm 139:15 WBT
My substance was not hid from thee when I was made in secret, [and] curiously formed in the lowest parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 TMB
My substance was not hid from Thee when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 TNIV
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,
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Psalm 139:15 WEB
My frame wasn't hidden from you, When I was made in secret, Woven together in the depths of the earth.
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Psalm 139:15 WYC
My bone, which thou madest in private, is not hid from thee; and my substance (formed) in the lower parts of earth. (My bones, which thou madest in secret, be not a mystery to thee; yea, when my substance was formed in the lower parts of the earth.)
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Psalm 139:15 YLT
My substance was not hid from Thee, When I was made in secret, Curiously wrought in the lower part of earth.
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Psalms 139 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 139

God knows all things. (1-6) He is every where present. (7-16) The psalmist's hatred to sin, and desire to be led aright. (17-24)

Verses 1-6 God has perfect knowledge of us, and all our thoughts and actions are open before him. It is more profitable to meditate on Divine truths, applying them to our own cases, and with hearts lifted to God in prayer, than with a curious or disputing frame of mind. That God knows all things, is omniscient; that he is every where, is omnipresent; are truths acknowledged by all, yet they are seldom rightly believed in by mankind. God takes strict notice of every step we take, every right step and every by step. He knows what rule we walk by, what end we walk toward, what company we walk with. When I am withdrawn from all company, thou knowest what I have in my heart. There is not a vain word, not a good word, but thou knowest from what thought it came, and with what design it was uttered. Wherever we are, we are under the eye and hand of God. We cannot by searching find how God searches us out; nor do we know how we are known. Such thoughts should restrain us from sin.

Verses 7-16 We cannot see God, but he can see us. The psalmist did not desire to go from the Lord. Whither can I go? In the most distant corners of the world, in heaven, or in hell, I cannot go out of thy reach. No veil can hide us from God; not the thickest darkness. No disguise can save any person or action from being seen in the true light by him. Secret haunts of sin are as open before God as the most open villanies. On the other hand, the believer cannot be removed from the supporting, comforting presence of his Almighty Friend. Should the persecutor take his life, his soul will the sooner ascend to heaven. The grave cannot separate his body from the love of his Saviour, who will raise it a glorious body. No outward circumstances can separate him from his Lord. While in the path of duty, he may be happy in any situation, by the exercise of faith, hope, and prayer.

Verses 17-24 God's counsels concerning us and our welfare are deep, such as cannot be known. We cannot think how many mercies we have received from him. It would help to keep us in the fear of the Lord all the day long, if, when we wake in the morning, our first thoughts were of him: and how shall we admire and bless our God for his precious salvation, when we awake in the world of glory! Surely we ought not to use our members and senses, which are so curiously fashioned, as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin. But our immortal and rational souls are a still more noble work and gift of God. Yet if it were not for his precious thoughts of love to us, our reason and our living for ever would, through our sins, prove the occasion of our eternal misery. How should we then delight to meditate on God's love to sinners in Jesus Christ, the sum of which exceeds all reckoning! Sin is hated, and sinners lamented, by all who fear the Lord. Yet while we shun them we should pray for them; with God their conversion and salvation are possible. As the Lord knows us thoroughly, and we are strangers to ourselves, we should earnestly desire and pray to be searched and proved by his word and Spirit. if there be any wicked way in me, let me see it; and do thou root it out of me. The way of godliness is pleasing to God, and profitable to us; and will end in everlasting life. It is the good old way. All the saints desire to be kept and led in this way, that they may not miss it, turn out of it, or tire in it.

Psalms 139 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 139

Psalms 139:1-24 . After presenting the sublime doctrines of God's omnipresence and omniscience, the Psalmist appeals to Him, avowing his innocence, his abhorrence of the wicked, and his ready submission to the closest scrutiny. Admonition to the wicked and comfort to the pious are alike implied inferences from these doctrines.