Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Your eyes saw me when I was formless;
all my days were written in Your book and planned
before a single one of them began.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

Your eyes looked upon my embryo, and everything was recorded in your book. The days scheduled for my formation were inscribed, even though not one of them had come yet.

A Conservative Version

Thine eyes saw my unformed substance, and in thy book they were all written, [even] the days that were ordained, when as yet there was none of them.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Your eyes saw my unformed substance, and in Your book all the days [of my life] were written before ever they took shape, when as yet there was none of them.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thine eyes did see my substance yet being imperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which were then formed, without lacking one of them.

Julia Smith Translation

Thine eyes saw my substance unformed; and upon thy book all of them shall be written; the days they were formed, and not one in them.

King James 2000

Your eyes did see my substance, being yet unformed; and in your book they were all written, the days fashioned for me, when as yet there were none of them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Your eyes saw my embryo, and in your book they all were written-- days fashioned [for me] when [there was] not one of them.

Modern King James verseion

Your eyes saw my embryo; and in Your book all my members were written, the days they were formed, and not one was among them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect; and in thy book were all my members written, which day by day were fashioned, when as yet there was not one of them.

NET Bible

Your eyes saw me when I was inside the womb. All the days ordained for me were recorded in your scroll before one of them came into existence.

New Heart English 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.

The Emphasized Bible

Mine unfinished substance, thine eyes beheld, and, in thy book, all the parts thereof were written, - the days they should be fashioned! while yet there was not one among them.

Webster

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.

World English 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

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Context Readings

The All-Knowing, Ever-Present God

15 My bones were not hidden from You
when I was made in secret,
when I was formed in the depths of the earth.
16 Your eyes saw me when I was formless;
all my days were written in Your book and planned
before a single one of them began.
17 God, how difficult Your thoughts are
for me to comprehend;
how vast their sum is!


Cross References

Psalm 56:8

You Yourself have recorded my wanderings.
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not in Your records?

Malachi 3:16

At that time those who feared the Lord spoke to one another. The Lord took notice and listened. So a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who feared Yahweh and had high regard for His name.

Revelation 20:12

I also saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life, and the dead were judged according to their works by what was written in the books.

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