23 They also built for themselves high places,(A) sacred pillars,(B) and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree;

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Where can I go to escape Your Spirit?
Where can I flee from Your presence?(A)
If I go up to heaven, You are there;(B)
if I make my bed in Sheol, You are there.(C)
If I live at the eastern horizon
or settle at the western limits,[a]
10 even there Your hand will lead me;
Your right hand will hold on to me.(D)
11 If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me,
and the light around me will be night”(E)
12 even the darkness is not dark to You.
The night shines like the day;
darkness and light are alike to You.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 139:9 Lit I take up the wings of the dawn; I dwell at the end of the sea

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