Psalms 139:1 ←
Yahweh, you have searched me, and you know me.
Psalms 139:2 ←
You know my sitting down and my rising up. You perceive my thoughts from afar.
Psalms 139:3 ←
You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.
Psalms 139:4 ←
For there is not a word on my tongue, but behold, Yahweh, you know it altogether.
Psalms 139:5 ←
You hem me in behind and before. You laid your hand on me.
Psalms 139:6 ←
This knowledge is beyond me. It’s lofty. I can’t attain it.
Psalms 139:7 ←
Where could I go from your Spirit? Or where could I flee from your presence?
Psalms 139:8 ←
If I ascend up into heaven, you are there. If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, you are there!
Psalms 139:9 ←
If I take the wings of the dawn, and settle in the uttermost parts of the sea,
Psalms 139:10 ←
even there your hand will lead me, and your right hand will hold me.
Psalms 139:11 ←
If I say, “Surely the darkness will overwhelm me. The light around me will be night,”
Psalms 139:12 ←
even the darkness doesn’t hide from you, but the night shines as the day. The darkness is like light to you.
Psalms 139:13 ←
For you formed my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother’s womb.
Psalms 139:14 ←
I will give thanks to you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful. My soul knows that very well.
Psalms 139:15 ←
My frame wasn’t hidden from you, when I was made in secret, woven together in the depths of the earth.
Psalms 139:16 ←
Your eyes saw my body. In your book they were all written, the days that were ordained for me, when as yet there were none of them.
Psalms 139:17 ←
How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is their sum!
Psalms 139:18 ←
If I would count them, they are more in number than the sand. When I wake up, I am still with you.
Psalms 139:19 ←
If only you, God, would kill the wicked. Get away from me, you bloodthirsty men!
Psalms 139:20 ←
For they speak against you wickedly. Your enemies take your name in vain.
Psalms 139:21 ←
Yahweh, don’t I hate those who hate you? Am I not grieved with those who rise up against you?
Psalms 139:22 ←
I hate them with perfect hatred. They have become my enemies.
Psalms 139:23 ←
Search me, God, and know my heart. Try me, and know my thoughts.
Psalms 139:24 ←
See if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the everlasting way.