New International Version
For your ways are in full view of the LORD, and he examines all your paths.
King James Bible
For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings.
Darby Bible Translation
For the ways of man are before the eyes of Jehovah, and he pondereth all his paths.
World English Bible
For the ways of man are before the eyes of Yahweh. He examines all his paths.
Young's Literal Translation
For over-against the eyes of Jehovah are the ways of each, And all his paths He is pondering.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For the ways of a man - Whether they are public or private, God sees all the steps thou takest in life.
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LibraryThe Cords of Sin
'His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.'--PROVERBS v. 22. In Hosea's tender picture of the divine training of Israel which, alas! failed of its effect, we read, 'I drew them with cords of a man,' which is further explained as being 'with bands of love.' The metaphor in the prophet's mind is probably that of a child being 'taught to go' and upheld in its first tottering steps by leading-strings. God drew Israel, though Israel did not yield …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
Second Great Group of Parables.
Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.
Surely then you will count my steps but not keep track of my sin.
Does he not see my ways and count my every step?
"His eyes are on the ways of mortals; he sees their every step.
I obey your precepts and your statutes, for all my ways are known to you.
Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways.
She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.
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