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Psalm 139:17-19 International Standard Version (ISV)

17 How deep[a] are your thoughts, God!
    How great is their number!
18 Were I to count them,
    they would number more than the sand.
        When I awake, I will be with you.

19 God, if only you would execute the wicked,
    so that[b] the men guilty of bloodshed would get away from me,


  1. Psalm 139:17 Or precious
  2. Psalm 139:19 So LXX DSS 11QPsa; MT reads and so that
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Psalm 139:17-19 New International Version (NIV)

17 How precious to me are your thoughts,[a] God!
    How vast is the sum of them!
18 Were I to count them,
    they would outnumber the grains of sand
    when I awake, I am still with you.

19 If only you, God, would slay the wicked!
    Away from me, you who are bloodthirsty!


  1. Psalm 139:17 Or How amazing are your thoughts concerning me
New International Version (NIV)

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