2 You know when I sit and when I rise;
3 You discern my going out and my lying down;
4 Before a word is on my tongue
5 You hem me in—behind and before;
6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
7 Where can I go from your Spirit?
8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there;
9 If I rise on the wings of the dawn,
10 even there your hand will guide me,
11 If I say, "Surely the darkness will hide me
12 even the darkness will not be dark to you;
13 For you created my inmost being;
14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
15 My frame was not hidden from you
16 your eyes saw my unformed body.
17 How precious to me are your thoughts, O God!
18 Were I to count them,