Psalms 139:9

Overview - Psalms 139
David praises God for his all-seeing providence;
17 and for his infinite mercies.
19 He defies the wicked.
23 He prays for sincerity.
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Psalms 139:9  (King James Version)
If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;

If I take
Light has been proved, by many experiments, to travel at the astonishing rate of Psalms 139:194 Psalms 139:188 ; miles in one second of time; and comes from the sun to the earth, a distance of Psalms 139:95 Psalms 139:513 Psalms 139:794 ; miles in 8 ; minutes and nearly 12 ; seconds! But, could I even fly upon the wings or rays of the morning light, which diffuses itself with such velocity over the globe from east to west, instead of being beyond Thy reach, or by this sudden transition be able to escape Thy notice, Thy arm could still at pleasure prevent or arrest my progress, and I should still be encircled with the immensity of Thy essence. The sentiment in this noble passage is remarkably striking and the description truly sublime.

the wings
18:10 19:6 Malachi 4:2

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