You have searched me,1 LORD, and you know2 me.
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You know when I sit and when I rise;3 you perceive my thoughts4 from afar.
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You discern my going out5 and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.6
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Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD, know it completely.7
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You hem me in8 behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me.
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Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,9 too lofty10 for me to attain.
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Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee11 from your presence?
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If I go up to the heavens,12 you are there; if I make my bed13 in the depths, you are there.
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If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea,
even there your hand will guide me,14 your right hand15 will hold me fast.
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If I say, "Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me,"
even the darkness will not be dark16 to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.
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For you created my inmost being;17 you knit me together18 in my mother's womb.19
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I praise you20 because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful,21 I know that full well.
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My frame was not hidden from you when I was made22 in the secret place. When I was woven together23 in the depths of the earth,24
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your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained25 for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.
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How precious to me are your thoughts,26 God!27 How vast is the sum of them!
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Were I to count them,28 they would outnumber the grains of sand29-- when I awake,30 I am still with you.
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If only you, God, would slay the wicked!31 Away from me,32 you who are bloodthirsty!33
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They speak of you with evil intent; your adversaries34 misuse your name.35
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Do I not hate those36 who hate you, LORD, and abhor37 those who are in rebellion against you?
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I have nothing but hatred for them; I count them my enemies.38
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Search me,39 God, and know my heart;40 test me and know my anxious thoughts.
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See if there is any offensive way41 in me, and lead me42 in the way everlasting.
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