Psalms 139:3

“Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou compassest my path, and my lying downe, and art acquainted with all my wayes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You scrutinize my path and my lying down, And are intimately acquainted with all my ways.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou searchest out my path and my lying down, And art acquainted with all my ways.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You keep watch over my steps and my sleep, and have knowledge of all my ways.
- Basic English Bible

Thou searchest out my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways;
- Darby Bible

Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.
- Webster's Bible

You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.
- World English Bible

My path and my couch Thou hast fanned, And [with] all my ways hast been acquainted.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou measurest my going about and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 139:3


139:3 Compassest - Thou discernest every step I take. It is a metaphor from soldiers besieging their enemies, and setting watches round about them.


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