God's Omnipresence and Omniscience.

1 O LORD, You have 1searched me and known me.

References for Psalms 139:1

2 You 2know when I sit down and when I rise up; You 3understand my thought from afar.

References for Psalms 139:2

    • a 139:2 - Lit "my sitting"
    • b 139:2 - Lit "my rising"
      3 You 4scrutinize my path and my lying down, And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.

      References for Psalms 139:3

        • c 139:3 - Lit "winnow"
        • d 139:3 - Or "journeying"
          4 Even before there is a word on my tongue, Behold, O LORD, You 5know it all.

          References for Psalms 139:4

            • e 139:4 - Lit "For there is not"
              5 You have 6enclosed me behind and before, And 7laid Your hand upon me.

              References for Psalms 139:5

              6 Such 8knowledge is 9too wonderful for me; It is too high, I cannot * attain to it.

              References for Psalms 139:6

              7 10Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?

              References for Psalms 139:7

              8 11If I ascend to heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, 12You are there.

              References for Psalms 139:8

                • f 139:8 - I.e. the nether world
                  9 If I take the wings of the dawn, If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,
                  10 Even there Your hand will 13lead me, And Your right hand will lay hold of me.

                  References for Psalms 139:10