Psalm 139:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me.

New Living Translation
You go before me and follow me. You place your hand of blessing on my head.

English Standard Version
You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me.

Berean Study Bible
You hem me in behind and before; You have laid Your hand upon me.

New American Standard Bible
You have encircled me behind and in front, And placed Your hand upon me.

NASB 1995
You have enclosed me behind and before, And laid Your hand upon me.

NASB 1977
Thou hast enclosed me behind and before, And laid Thy hand upon me.

Amplified Bible
You have enclosed me behind and before, And [You have] placed Your hand upon me.

Christian Standard Bible
You have encircled me; you have placed your hand on me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You have encircled me; You have placed Your hand on me.

Contemporary English Version
and with your powerful arm you protect me from every side.

Good News Translation
You are all around me on every side; you protect me with your power.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You are all around me-in front of me and in back of me. You lay your hand on me.

International Standard Version
You encircle me from back to front, placing your hand upon me.

NET Bible
You squeeze me in from behind and in front; you place your hand on me.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me.

New King James Version
You have hedged me behind and before, And laid Your hand upon me.

King James 2000 Bible
You have hedged me behind and before, and laid your hand upon me.

New Heart English Bible
You encircle me behind and in front, and you place your hand upon me.

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

American King James Version
You have beset me behind and before, and laid your hand on me.

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

A Faithful Version
You have enclosed me behind and in front, and laid Your hand upon me.

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

English Revised Version
Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me.

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

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Thou holdest mee straite behinde and before, and layest thine hand vpon me.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Thou hast fashioned me behinde and before: and layde thyne hande vpon me.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Thou hast fashioned me behinde & before, & layed thine hode vpon me.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
You have besieged me behind and before, "" And You place Your hand on me.

Young's Literal Translation
Behind and before Thou hast besieged me, And Thou dost place on me Thy hand.

Smith's Literal Translation
Thou didst press me behind and before, and thou wilt place thine hand upon me.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, O Lord, thou hast known all things, the last and those of old: thou hast formed me, and hast laid thy hand upon me.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Behold, O Lord, you have known all things: the newest and the very old. You have formed me, and you have placed your hand over me.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
For from the beginning to the end you have formed me, and you have set your hand upon me.

Lamsa Bible
From the beginning to the end, thou knowest me, O LORD, for thou hast formed and laid thy hand upon me.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou hast hemmed me in behind and before, And laid Thy hand upon me.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
the last and the first: thou hast fashioned me, and laid thine hand upon me.








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