Psalms 139:13 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb. The psalmist gives God credit for preparing him in the womb. KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. To get what Psalm 139:13 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. Psalm 139:13-16. 13. Barnes's Psalms 139:13 Bible Commentary For thou hast possessed my reins - The word here rendered "possessed" means properly to "set upright," to "erect," and hence, the derivative of the verb is applied to a cane or reed, as being erect. Psalm 139:13, KJV: "For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother's womb." Meaning either the knowledge of himself, such as God had of him. Read verse in King James Version Psalm 139:13, NLT: "You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit …

Which was vastly superior to what he had of himself. He uses the personal pronoun "me" to refer to himself while still in the womb, and the Hebrew word for embryo appears as "substance, being yet unformed" (verse 16). PSALM 139:13. Psalm 139:6 "[Such] knowledge [is] too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot [attain] unto it." Ver. Thoughts kindle affections, and these cause thoughts to boil; they are causes one of another, and both well known to God. Psalm 139:13, NASB: "For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb." As 1 John 4:19 shares, "We love because he first loved us." And especially the knowledge of other persons and …

Psalm 139:13-14 For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother's womb. For thou hast possessed my reins] The seat of mine affections.
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. This is why Christians care deeply about the protection of life in the womb (Psalm 139:13), caring for those mistreated or undervalued by others in society (Proverbs 31:8-9), and for the elderly and those with terminal illnesses.