Psalms 139:1-4

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm.

1 You have searched me, LORD, and you know me.
2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.
3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.
4 Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD, know it completely.

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Psalms 139:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me.
ESV
1 O LORD, you have searched me and known me!
NLT
1 O LORD, you have examined my heart and know everything about me.
MSG
1 God, investigate my life; get all the facts firsthand.
CSB
1 Lord, You have searched me and known me.

Psalms 139:1-4 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 139:1-4 In-Context

1 You have searched me, LORD, and you know me.
2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.
3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.
4 Before a word is on my tongue you, LORD, know it completely.
5 You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me.
6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain.
7 Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?
8 If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.

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Cross References 7

  • 1. S Psalms 17:3; Romans 8:27
  • 2. Psalms 44:21; Jeremiah 12:3
  • 3. 2 Kings 19:27
  • 4. Psalms 94:11; Proverbs 24:12; Jeremiah 12:3; Matthew 9:4; John 2:24
  • 5. 2 Kings 19:27
  • 6. S Job 31:4
  • 7. S Hebrews 4:13
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