Psalms 139:1-2

1 O LORD, you have 1searched me and known me!
2 You 2know when I sit down and when I rise up; you 3discern my thoughts from afar.

Psalms 139:1-2 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 139:1-2 In-Context

1 O LORD, you have searched me and known me!
2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.
3 You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways.
4 Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O LORD, you know it altogether.
5 You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me.
6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high; I cannot attain it.

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Cross References 3

  • 1. Jeremiah 12:3; See Psalms 7:9; Psalms 17:3; Psalms 44:21
  • 2. 2 Kings 19:27; Lamentations 3:63
  • 3. [Job 14:16; Job 31:4; Matthew 9:4; John 2:24, 25]
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