Psalms 139:5

“Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou hast beset me behind, and before: and laid thine hand vpon me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You have enclosed me behind and before, And laid Your hand upon me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou hast beset me behind and before, And laid thy hand upon me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am shut in by you on every side, and you have put your hand on me.
- Basic English Bible

Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thy hand upon me.
- Darby Bible

Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thy hand upon me.
- Webster's Bible

You hem me in behind and before. You laid your hand on me.
- World English Bible

Behind and before Thou hast besieged me, And Thou dost place on me Thy hand.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou hast hemmed me in behind and before, and laid Thy hand upon me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 139:5


139:5 Beset me - With thy all - seeing providence. And laid - Thou keepest me, as it were with a strong hand, in thy sight and under thy power.


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