22I have hated them with a perfect hatred, and they have become enemies to me. You men of blood: depart from me. The RSV has: 14 I praise thee, for thou art fearful and wonderful. If I take the wings of the morning, And dwell in the depths of the sea, Even the darkness hides nothing from You, And with Your hand You will lead me. 16Your eyes saw my imperfection, and all this shall be written in your book. 16Your eyes saw me unformed; in your book all are written down; my days were shaped, before one came to be. A psalm. 1 For the leader. It has been reinforced, and I am not able to prevail against it. 17But to me, O God, your friends have been greatly honored. You have supported me from the womb of my mother. Who have devised iniquities in their hearts: all the day long they designed battles. Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it completely. 24And see if there might be in me the way of iniquity, and lead me in the way of eternity. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Psalm 139 – Praise and Prayer to the God Who Knows All and Is Everywhere. Question me, and know my paths. There is a better way. 4 Before a word is on my tongue. 9If I assume my feathers in early morning, and dwell in the utmost parts of the sea, A psalm of David. 21Have I not hated those who hated you, Lord, and wasted away because of your enemies? 12But darkness will not be impenetrable to you, and night will illuminate like the day: for just as its darkness is, so also is its light. 13For you have possessed my temperament. You have formed me, and you have placed your hand over me. 15My bone, which you have made in secret, has not been hidden from you, and my substance is in accord with the lower parts of the earth. That is the point of Psalm 139. 12But darkness will not be impenetrable to you, and night will illuminate like the day: for just as its darkness is, so also is its light. https://www.patreon.com/catholickidsmediaContact us at: catholickidsmedia@gmail.com You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. 19O God, if only you would cut down sinners. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. 1 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. 12But darkness will not be impenetrable to you, and night will illuminate like the day: for just as its darkness is, so also is its light. 23Examine me, O God, and know my heart. A Psalm. 10even there, your hand will lead me forth, and your right hand will hold me. Their first ruler has been exceedingly strengthened. PSALM 139 * The All-knowing and Ever-present God. Intimately Created – A Meditation on Psalm 139 You weren’t created to be Mother Theresa, or Oscar Romero, or Pope Francis, or Dorothy Day. If I descend into Hell, you are near. 20For you say in thought: They will accept your cities in vain. 23Examine me, O God, and know my heart. 17But to me, O God, your friends have been greatly honored. I praise your name for your mercy and faithfulness. PSALM 19 * God’s Glory in the Heavens and in the Law. 1 O Lord, thou hast searched me and known me!. Days will be formed, and no one shall be in them. 14I will confess to you, for you have been magnified terribly. 20For you say in thought: They will accept your cities in vain. 12But darkness will not be impenetrable to you, and night will illuminate like the day: for just as its darkness is, so also is its light. 19O God, if only you would cut down sinners. 21Have I not hated those who hated you, Lord, and wasted away because of your enemies? For the Music Director. Based on the above, it seems the DR and RSV follow the ancient Greek Septuagint and Syriac translations and St Jerome’s Hebrew text and the KJV follows the later Masoretic Hebrew text. 11And I said: Perhaps darkness will overwhelm me, and the night will be my illumination, to my delight. 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. A psalm. You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways. O Lord, you have examined me, and you have known me. 22I have hated them with a perfect hatred, and they have become enemies to me. 20For you say in thought: They will accept your cities in vain. 17But to me, O God, your friends have been greatly honored. 22I have hated them with a perfect hatred, and they have become enemies to me. I. This beautiful psalm deserves to be pondered with “all our heart”—bringing our minds, emotions, and choices before the LORD and his inerrant word. You have formed me, and you have placed your hand over me. 18I will number them, and they will be more numerous than the sand. Psalm 139:7-14 Kelly Willard. 21Have I not hated those who hated you, Lord, and wasted away because of your enemies? 20For you say in thought: They will accept your cities in vain. 20For you say in thought: They will accept your cities in vain. For there is no word in my tongue. Question me, and know my paths. I can never get away from your presence! 5 16Your eyes saw my imperfection, and all this shall be written in your book. 20For you say in thought: They will accept your cities in vain. Psalm 139 is distinctive in that it describes the relationship between God and man with the emphasis on God’s perspective. 19O God, if only you would cut down sinners. Their first ruler has been exceedingly strengthened. You men of blood: depart from me. 22I have hated them with a perfect hatred, and they have become enemies to me. Eripe me, Domine. O Lord, you have searched me and known me. Question me, and know my paths. Source. You men of blood: depart from me. Psalm 139 (Extract) Bible Funeral Reading. 19O God, if only you would cut down sinners. 4And you have foreseen all my ways. I rose up, and I am still with you. 19O God, if only you would cut down sinners. 13For you have possessed my temperament. God's Complete Knowledge and Care#Ps 139 hebrew title: A psalm by David. For the director of music. The psalmist is keenly aware of God's all-knowing gaze (Psalm 139:1-6), of God's presence in every part of the universe (Psalm 139:7-12), and of God's control over the psalmist's very self (Psalm 139:13-16). 7Where will I go from your Spirit? That is the point of Psalm 139. You put Yourself behind and before me, and keep Your hand on me. 22I have hated them with a perfect hatred, and they have become enemies to me. a 3 Day unto day pours forth speech;. 16Your eyes saw my imperfection, and all this shall be written in your book. 4 Even before a word is on my tongue,. 24And see if there might be in me the way of iniquity, and lead me in the way of eternity. This beautiful psalm deserves to be pondered with “all our heart”—bringing our minds, emotions, and choices before the LORD and his inerrant word. 18I will number them, and they will be more numerous than the sand. 2You have known my sitting down and my rising up again. O Lord, you have examined me, and you have known me. Question me, and know my paths. Their first ruler has been exceedingly strengthened. Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. Question me, and know my paths. 14I will confess to you, for you have been magnified terribly. Parish Resources. "Psalm 139 is something of an exception in the Old Testament, speaking strongly and positively about the individual." 15My bone, which you have made in secret, has not been hidden from you, and my substance is in accord with the lower parts of the earth. I think many believers find this to be so. 23Examine me, O God, and know my heart. Days will be formed, and no one shall be in them. 18I will number them, and they will be more numerous than the sand. 21Have I not hated those who hated you, Lord, and wasted away because of your enemies? Psalm 139 Last night I was preparing to say evening prayer in the Little Office of the Virgin Mary (Ya Scapular wearers!) 3 You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Lord, you have seen what is in my heart. You men of blood: depart from me. 15My bone, which you have made in secret, has not been hidden from you, and my substance is in accord with the lower parts of the earth. 19O God, if only you would cut down sinners. 23Examine me, O God, and know my heart. 2 you know when I sit and stand; * a. you understand my thoughts from afar. 4 Even before a word is on my tongue,. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. A psalm. 13For you have possessed my temperament. "Psalm 139 is something of an exception in the Old Testament, speaking strongly and positively about the individual." 18I will number them, and they will be more numerous than the sand. I rose up, and I am still with you. 23Examine me, O God, and know my heart. George Leo Haydock. Psalm 139 - NIV: You have searched me, LORD, and you know me. You search my path and my lying down and are aware of all my ways. 13For you have possessed my temperament. 19O God, if only you would cut down sinners. 7Where will I go from your Spirit? Even before a word is on my tongue, O LORD, you know it completely. 139 1 O LORD, you have searched me and known me! There is one Psalm which it were well if Christians would do by it as Pythagoras by his Golden Precepts, --every morning and evening repeat it. 16Your eyes saw my imperfection, and all this shall be written in your book. 23Examine me, O God, and know my heart. 4And you have foreseen all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD, know it completely. 15My bones are not hidden from you, When I was being made in secret, fashioned in the depths of the earth. Question me, and know my paths. 23Examine me, O God, and know my heart. 24And see if there might be in me the way of iniquity, and lead me in the way of eternity. For You did knit me together 1 Of David.. They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent: the venom of asps is under their lips. From the earliest days of my spiritual life, Psalm 139 has been a beloved passage. 24And see if there might be in me the way of iniquity, and lead me in the way of eternity. Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers, Summa, Bible and more — all for only $19.99... Psalm 1 Psalm 2 Psalm 3 Psalm 4 Psalm 5 Psalm 6 Psalm 7 Psalm 8 Psalm 9 Psalm 10 ... Psalm 139 Psalm 140 Psalm 141 Psalm 142 Psalm 143 Psalm 144 Psalm 145 Psalm 146 Psalm 147 Psalm 148 Psalm 149 Psalm 150. You have supported me from the womb of my mother. 3 You sift through my travels and my rest;. 4 Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD, know it completely. 16Your eyes saw my imperfection, and all this shall be written in your book. 24And see if there might be in me the way of iniquity, and lead me in the way of eternity. Psalm 51 is the story of repentance. 14I will confess to you, for you have been magnified terribly. 10even there, your hand will lead me forth, and your right hand will hold me. 24And see if there might be in me the way of iniquity, and lead me in the way of eternity. 16Your eyes saw my imperfection, and all this shall be written in your book. Days will be formed, and no one shall be in them. Of David. 12But darkness will not be impenetrable to you, and night will illuminate like the day: for just as its darkness is, so also is its light. 20For you say in thought: They will accept your cities in vain. A psalm of David: ADONAI, you have probed me, and you know me. 18I will number them, and they will be more numerous than the sand. 13For you have possessed my temperament. He knows our thoughts even before we think them. For there is no word in my tongue. 10even there, your hand will lead me forth, and your right hand will hold me. 22I have hated them with a perfect hatred, and they have become enemies to me. 11And I said: Perhaps darkness will overwhelm me, and the night will be my illumination, to my delight. 7Where will I go from your Spirit? Psalm 139 R. Guide me, Lord, along the everlasting way. If I descend into Hell, you are near. You have supported me from the womb of my mother. Of David. We are wonderfully, fearfully made. PSALM 139 * The All-knowing and Ever-present God. Rescue me, O Lord, from the evil man. For there is no word in my tongue. Your works are miraculous, as my soul knows exceedingly well. 24And see if there might be in me the way of iniquity, and lead me in the way of eternity. O Lord, you have probed me and you know me; you know when I sit and when I stand; you understand my thoughts from afar. 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