Where can I go from your Spirit?
    Where can I flee(A) from your presence?
If I go up to the heavens,(B) you are there;
    if I make my bed(C) in the depths, you are there.
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,(D)
    your right hand(E) 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(F) to you;
    the night will shine like the day,
    for darkness is as light to you.

13 For you created my inmost being;(G)
    you knit me together(H) in my mother’s womb.(I)
14 I praise you(J) because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
    your works are wonderful,(K)
    I know that full well.
15 My frame was not hidden from you
    when I was made(L) in the secret place,
    when I was woven together(M) in the depths of the earth.(N)
16 Your eyes saw my unformed body;
    all the days ordained(O) for me were written in your book
    before one of them came to be.
17 How precious to me are your thoughts,[a](P) God!(Q)
    How vast is the sum of them!
18 Were I to count them,(R)
    they would outnumber the grains of sand(S)
    when I awake,(T) I am still with you.

19 If only you, God, would slay the wicked!(U)
    Away from me,(V) you who are bloodthirsty!(W)
20 They speak of you with evil intent;
    your adversaries(X) misuse your name.(Y)
21 Do I not hate those(Z) who hate you, Lord,
    and abhor(AA) those who are in rebellion against you?
22 I have nothing but hatred for them;
    I count them my enemies.(AB)
23 Search me,(AC) God, and know my heart;(AD)
    test me and know my anxious thoughts.
24 See if there is any offensive way(AE) in me,
    and lead me(AF) in the way everlasting.

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  1. Psalm 139:17 Or How amazing are your thoughts concerning me

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