New International Version
You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
My downsitting and mine uprising - Even these inconsiderable and casual things are under thy continual notice. I cannot so much as take a seat, or leave it, without being marked by thee.
Afar off - While the figment is forming that shall produce them.
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Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, "Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts?
2 Kings 19:27
"'But I know where you are and when you come and go and how you rage against me.
would not God have discovered it, since he knows the secrets of the heart?
The LORD knows all human plans; he knows that they are futile.
"And I, because of what they have planned and done, am about to come and gather the people of all nations and languages, and they will come and see my glory.
Look at them! Sitting or standing, they mock me in their songs.
As for me, this mystery has been revealed to me, not because I have greater wisdom than anyone else alive, but so that Your Majesty may know the interpretation and that you may understand what went through your mind.
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