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Psalm 139. Domine, probasti.

From the Book of Divine Worship - The Psalter or Psalms of David - Traditional - Twenty-ninth Day - Morning Prayer.
  1. O LORD, thou hast searched me out, and known me. *
    Thou knowest my down-sitting, and mine up-rising; thou understandest my thoughts long before.
  2. Thou art about my path, and about my bed; *
    and art acquainted with all my ways.
  3. For lo, there is not a word in my tongue, *
    but thou, O Lord, knowest it altogether.
  4. Thou hast beset me behind and before, *
    and laid thine hand upon me.
  5. Such knowledge is too wonderful and excellent for me; *
    I cannot attain unto it.
  6. Whither shall I go then from thy Spirit? *
    or whither shall I go then from thy presence?
  7. If I climb up into heaven, thou art there; *
    if I go down to hell, thou art there also.
  8. If I take the wings of the morning, *
    and remain in the uttermost parts of the sea;
  9. Even there also shall thy hand lead me, *
    and thy right hand shall hold me.
  10. If I say, Peradventure the darkness shall cover me; *
    then shall my night be turned to day.
  11. Yea, the darkness is no darkness with thee, but the night is as clear as the day; *
    the darkness and light to thee are both alike.
  12. For my reins are thine; *
    thou hast covered me in my mother's womb.
  13. I will give thanks unto thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: *
    marvellous are thy works, and that my soul knoweth right well.
  14. My bones are not hid from thee, *
    though I be made secretly, and fashioned beneath in the earth.
  15. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect; *
    and in thy book were all my members written;
  16. Which day by day were fashioned, *
    when as yet there was none of them.
  17. How dear are thy counsels unto me, O God; *
    O how great is the sum of them!
  18. If I tell them, they are more in number than the sand: *
    when I wake up, I am present with thee.
  19. Wilt thou not slay the wicked, O God? *
    Depart from me, ye blood-thirsty men.
  20. For they speak unrighteously against thee; *
    and thine enemies take thy Name in vain.
  21. Do not I hate them, O Lord, that hate thee? *
    and am not I grieved with those that rise up against thee?
  22. Yea, I hate them right sore; *
    even as though they were mine enemies.
  23. Try me, O God, and seek the ground of my heart; *
    prove me, and examine my thoughts.
  24. Look well if there be any way of wickedness in me; *
    and lead me in the way everlasting.
* An asterisk divides a verse of a Psalm in two portions for responsive reading

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