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O LORD THOU HAST SEARCHED ME (Psalm 139:1,3,5,9-12,23,24 KJV)
By The New Creation Singers
From the album "O Worship The Lord"
Words and music by Brian Konzelman
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net


Drop-D tuned capo 2nd fret or standard-tuned partial capo bottom 5 strings 2nd fret
(This is a little high for me, so I play it Drop-D without the capo, or standard without
the capo and just play the D bass notes the the 4th string instead of the 6th.)

DADGBE (capo 2) chords named relative to capo.
x1x030  Gm6/Bb
x0x020  A7
0xx232  D
x0x222  Dmaj7/A
x0x212  D7/A
0xx003  G/D
xx0003  G/d
x0x232  D/A
0xx222  Dmaj7
0xx212  D7
x0x220  A
x2x432  Bm
x0x432  Bm7/A
5xx002  Gmaj7

EADGBE (5-string partial capoed) chords same except:
3xx002  Gmaj7

Time signature is 6/8.  I will tab the intro to demonstrate the picking pattern.  The
pattern does not significantly deviate from this throughout the song (just play the
appropriate string for each chord's bass note) so there's no point tabbing out any more.

INTRO:

   1 . 2 . 3 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 1 . 2 . 3 .
e-|------0----|------0----|------2----|------2----|
B-|----3---3--|----2---2--|----3---3--|----2---2--|
G-|--0-------0|--0-------0|--2-------2|--2-------2|
D-|-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
A-|1----------|0----------|-----------|0----------|
D-|-----------|-----------|0----------|-----------|
   Gm6/Bb      A7          D           Dmaj7/A

  |------0----|------0----|------2----|------2----|
  |----3---3--|----2---2--|----3---3--|----1---1--|
  |--0-------0|--0-------0|--2-------2|--2-------2|
  |-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
  |1----------|0----------|-----------|0----------|
  |-----------|-----------|0----------|-----------|
   Gm6/Bb      A7          D           D7/A


CHORUS (repeated after each VERSE):
  G/D             G/d             D       D/A
O Lord, Thou hast searched me and know me
          Gm6/Bb        A7        Dmaj7  D7/A
And art acquainted with all of my ways
G/D          G/d      D          D/A
Thou hast beset me behind and before
    Gm6/Bb     A7     Dmaj7  Dmaj7/A  [D7  Dmaj7/A  skip last time to OUTRO]
And laid thine hand upon me


VERSE 1:
     D        D/A          G/D     G/d
If I take the wings of the morning
             D         D/A          A   A
Dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea
     Bm          Bm7/A    Gmaj7   Gmaj7
Even there shall thy hand lead me
              D          A    D  D7/A
And thy right hand shall hold me


VERSE 2:
If I say surely darkness shall cover me
Even the night shall be light about me
Yea the darkness hideth naught from me
But the night shineth as the day

VERSE 3:
Search me O Lord and know my heart
Try me and know my thoughts
And see if there be a wicked way in me
And lead me in the way everlasting


OUTRO:  Gm6/Bb  A7  [Dmaj7 000222 single slow strum]

Transcribed 7/12/2006 by T-rev
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