Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

You know my downsitting and my uprising; You understand my thought afar off.

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou dost understand my thoughts from afar.

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.

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 Yahweh, you have searched me, and you know me. 2 You know my sitting down and my rising up. You perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.


Cross References

2 Kings 19:27

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

Matthew 9:4

Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts?

Psalm 94:11

Yahweh knows the thoughts of man, that they are futile.

John 2:24-25

But Jesus didn't trust himself to them, because he knew everyone,

Genesis 16:13

She called the name of Yahweh who spoke to her, "You are a God who sees," for she said, "Have I even stayed alive after seeing him?"

2 Kings 6:12

One of his servants said, "No, my lord, O king; but Elisha, the prophet who is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the words that you speak in your bedroom."

Psalm 56:8

You number my wanderings. You put my tears into your bottle. Aren't they in your book?

Proverbs 15:3

Yahweh's eyes are everywhere, keeping watch on the evil and the good.

Isaiah 37:28

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

Ezekiel 38:10-11

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: It shall happen in that day, that things shall come into your mind, and you shall devise an evil device:

Ezekiel 38:17

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Are you he of whom I spoke in old time by my servants the prophets of Israel, who prophesied in those days for [many] years that I would bring you against them?

Zechariah 4:10

Indeed, who despises the day of small things? For these seven shall rejoice, and shall see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel. These are the eyes of Yahweh, which run back and forth through the whole earth."

Luke 9:47

Jesus, perceiving the reasoning of their hearts, took a little child, and set him by his side,

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each man will get his praise from God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain