139:2 You know when I sit down and when I get up;
even from far away you understand my motives.
you are aware of everything I do. 2
without you, O Lord, being thoroughly aware of it. 4
1 tn Heb “my traveling and my lying down you measure.” The verb זָרָה (zarah, “to measure”) is probably here a denominative from זָרָת (zarat, “a span; a measure”), though some derive it from זָרָה (zarat, “to winnow; to sift”; see BDB 279-80 s.v. זָרָה).
2 tn Heb “all my ways.”
3 tn Or “for.”
4 tn Heb “look, O