Psalms 139:16

“Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thine eyes did see my substance yet being vnperfect, and in thy booke all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned: when as yet there was none of them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Your eyes have seen my unformed substance; And in Your book were all written The days that were ordained {for me,} When as yet there was not one of them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thine eyes did see mine unformed substance; And in thy book they were all written, `Even' the days that were ordained `for me', When as yet there was none of them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book all my days were recorded, even those which were purposed before they had come into being.
- Basic English Bible

Thine eyes did see my unformed substance, and in thy book all [my members] were written; [during many] days were they fashioned, when [as yet] there was none of them.
- Darby Bible

Thy eyes saw my substance, yet being imperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
- Webster's Bible

Your eyes saw my body. In your book they were all written, the days that were ordained for me, when as yet there were none of them.
- World English Bible

Mine unformed substance Thine eyes saw, And on Thy book all of them are written, The days they were formed -- And not one among them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thine eyes did see mine unformed substance, and in Thy book they were all written--even the days that were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 139:16


139:16 Imperfect - When I was first conceived. Book - In thy counsel and providence, by which thou didst contrive and effect this great work, according to that model which thou hadst appointed.


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