English Standard Version
You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.
King James Bible
Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off;
World English Bible
You know my sitting down and my rising up. You perceive my thoughts from afar.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou -- Thou hast known my sitting down, And my rising up, Thou hast attended to my thoughts from afar.
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'Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me, and know my thoughts; 24. And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.'--PSALM cxxxix. 23, 24. This psalm begins with perhaps the grandest contemplation of the divine Omniscience that was ever put into words. It is easy to pour out platitudes upon such a subject, but the Psalmist does not content himself with generalities. He gathers all the rays, as it were, into one burning point, and focusses them upon himself: 'Oh, …
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But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts?
2 Kings 19:27
"But I know your sitting down and your going out and coming in, and your raging against me.
would not God discover this? For he knows the secrets of the heart.
the LORD--knows the thoughts of man, that they are but a breath.
"For I know their works and their thoughts, and the time is coming to gather all nations and tongues. And they shall come and shall see my glory,
Behold their sitting and their rising; I am the object of their taunts.
But as for me, this mystery has been revealed to me, not because of any wisdom that I have more than all the living, but in order that the interpretation may be made known to the king, and that you may know the thoughts of your mind.
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