For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
1 O Lord, You have asearched me and known me.
You bunderstand my thought from afar.
And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.
4 1Even before there is a word on my tongue,
Behold, O Lord, You aknow it all.
5 You have aenclosed me behind and before,
And blaid Your hand upon me.
It is too high, I cannot attain to it.
7 aWhere can I go from Your Spirit?
Or where can I flee from Your presence?
8 aIf I ascend to heaven, You are there;
If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,
10 Even there Your hand will alead me,
And Your right hand will lay hold of me.
And the light around me will be night,”
And the night is as bright as the day.
bDarkness and light are alike to You.
You bwove me in my mother’s womb.
14 I will give thanks to You, for 1I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
aWonderful are Your works,
And my soul knows it very well.
When I was made in secret,
And skillfully wrought in the bdepths of the earth;
16 Your aeyes have seen my unformed substance;
And in bYour book were all written
The cdays that were ordained for me,
When as yet there was not one of them.
17 How precious also are Your athoughts to me, O God!
How vast is the sum of them!
18 If I should count them, they would aoutnumber the sand.
When bI awake, I am still with You.
19 O that You would aslay the wicked, O God;
21 Do I not ahate those who hate You, O Lord?
And do I not bloathe those who rise up against You?
They have become my enemies.
23 aSearch me, O God, and know my heart;
bTry me and know my anxious thoughts;
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