Psalms 139:8-10

8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.
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, your right hand will hold me fast.

Psalms 139:8-10 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 139:8-10 In-Context

6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain.
7 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?
8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.
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, your right hand will hold me fast.
11 If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me,”
12 even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Deuteronomy 30:12-15; Amos 9:2-3
  • 2. Job 17:13; Proverbs 15:11
  • 3. Psalms 23:3
  • 4. Psalms 108:6; Isaiah 41:10
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