Psalms 139:14-16

14 I will praise You, because I have been remarkably and wonderfully made.[a][b] Your works are wonderful, and I know [this] very well.
15 My bones were not hidden from You when I was made in secret, when I was formed in the depths of the earth.
16 Your eyes saw me when I was formless; all [my] days were written in Your book and planned before a single one of them began.[c]

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Psalms 139:14-16 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 139:14-16 In-Context

12 even the darkness is not dark to You. The night shines like the day; darkness and light are alike to You.
13 For it was You who created my inward parts; You knit me together in my mother's womb.
14 I will praise You, because I have been remarkably and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful, and I know [this] very well.
15 My bones were not hidden from You when I was made in secret, when I was formed in the depths of the earth.
16 Your eyes saw me when I was formless; all [my] days were written in Your book and planned before a single one of them began.
17 God, how difficult Your thoughts are for me [to comprehend]; how vast their sum is!
18 If I counted them, they would outnumber the grains of sand; when I wake up, I am still with You.

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Footnotes 3

  • [a]. DSS, some LXX mss, Syr, Jer read because You are remarkable and wonderful
  • [b]. Hb obscure
  • [c]. Ps 69:28; Ex 32:32; Jb 14:5