New Living Translation
You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I'm far away.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
139:2 Afar off - Thou knowest what my thoughts will be in such and such circumstances, long before I know it, yea from all eternity.
LibraryPs. cxxxix. 23, 24
Ps. cxxxix. 23, 24. All hearts to Thee are open here; All our desires are known; And we are that which we appear To Thee, good Lord, alone. No eye of man can penetrate, Another's secret mind, Nor well discern his own estate, Naked, and poor, and blind. The entrance of Thy word gives light: Let it so shine within, That each may tremble at the sight Of his unbosom'd sin. With godly sorrow make him grieve, Till hope spring out of grief, And,cry with tears, "Lord, I believe, Help Thou mine unbelief." …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
Excursus on the Present Teaching of the Latin and Greek Churches on the Subject.
An Unanswered Question
Out of the Deep of Doubt, Darkness, and Hell.
Jesus knew what they were thinking, so he asked them, "Why do you have such evil thoughts in your hearts?
2 Kings 19:27
"But I know you well--where you stay and when you come and go. I know the way you have raged against me.
God would surely have known it, for he knows the secrets of every heart.
The LORD knows people's thoughts; he knows they are worthless!
"I can see what they are doing, and I know what they are thinking. So I will gather all nations and peoples together, and they will see my glory.
Look at them! Whether they sit or stand, I am the object of their mocking songs.
And it is not because I am wiser than anyone else that I know the secret of your dream, but because God wants you to understand what was in your heart.
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