Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising; Thou understandest my thought afar off.

New American Standard Bible

You know when I sit down and when I rise up;
You understand my thought from afar.

King James Version

Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.

Holman Bible

You know when I sit down and when I stand up;
You understand my thoughts from far away.

International Standard Version

You know when I rest and when I am active. You understand what I am thinking when I am distant from you.

A Conservative Version

Thou know my sitting down and my rising up. Thou understand my thought afar off.

Amplified


You know when I sit down and when I rise up [my entire life, everything I do];
You understand my thought from afar.

Bible in Basic English

You have knowledge when I am seated and when I get up, you see my thoughts from far away.

Darby Translation

Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off;

Julia Smith Translation

Thou knewest my sitting and my rising; thou didst understand for my thoughts from far of

King James 2000

You know my downsitting and my uprising, you understand my thought afar off.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You know my sitting down and my rising up. You understand my thought from afar.

Modern King James verseion

You know my sitting down and my rising up; You understand my thought afar off.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine up-rising; thou understandest my thoughts afar off.

NET Bible

You know when I sit down and when I get up; even from far away you understand my motives.

New Heart English Bible

You know my sitting down and my rising up. You perceive my thoughts from afar.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, hast observed my downsitting and mine uprising, Thou hast given heed to my desire, from afar:

Webster

Thou knowest my down-sitting and my up rising, thou understandest my thought afar off.

World English Bible

You know my sitting down and my rising up. You perceive my thoughts from afar.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou -- Thou hast known my sitting down, And my rising up, Thou hast attended to my thoughts from afar.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 139:2

References

Hastings

Images Psalm 139:2

Prayers for Psalm 139:2

Context Readings

The All-Knowing, Ever-Present God

1 O Jehovah, thou hast searched me, and known me . 2 Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising; Thou understandest my thought afar off. 3 Thou searchest out my path and my lying down, And art acquainted with all my ways.


Cross References

2 Kings 19:27

But I know thy sitting down, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy raging against me.

Matthew 9:4

And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?

Psalm 94:11

Jehovah knoweth the thoughts of man, That they are vanity.

John 2:24-25

But Jesus did not trust himself unto them, for that he knew all men,

Genesis 16:13

And she called the name of Jehovah that spake unto her, Thou art a God that seeth: for she said, Have I even here looked after him that seeth me?

2 Kings 6:12

And one of his servants said, Nay, my lord, O king; but Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, telleth the king of Israel the words that thou speakest in thy bedchamber.

Psalm 56:8

Thou numberest my wanderings: Put thou my tears into thy bottle; Are they not in thy book?

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of Jehovah are in every place, Keeping watch upon the evil and the good.

Isaiah 37:28

But I know thy sitting down, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy raging against me.

Ezekiel 38:10-11

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: It shall come to pass in that day, that things shall come into thy mind, and thou shalt devise an evil device:

Ezekiel 38:17

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Art thou he of whom I spake in old time by my servants the prophets of Israel, that prophesied in those days for many years that I would bring thee against them?

Zechariah 4:10

For who hath despised the day of small things? for these seven shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel; these are the eyes of Jehovah, which run to and fro through the whole earth.

Luke 9:47

But when Jesus saw the reasoning of their heart, he took a little child, and set him by his side,

1 Corinthians 4:5

Wherefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and then shall each man have his praise from God.

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