Psalm 139:1-10 NIV

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm.

1 O LORD, you have searched me1 and you know2 me.

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2 You know when I sit and when I rise;3 you perceive my thoughts4 from afar.

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3 You discern my going out5 and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.6

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4 Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely,7 O LORD.

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5 You hem me in8--behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me.

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6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,9 too lofty10 for me to attain.

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7 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee11 from your presence?

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8 If I go up to the heavens,12 you are there; if I make my bed13 in the depths,a you are there.

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9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea,
10 even there your hand will guide me,14 your right hand15 will hold me fast.

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