Psalms 103 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 103


Psalms 103:1

Bless Jehovah, O my soul; And all that is within me, [bless] his holy name.

Psalms 103:2

Bless Jehovah, O my soul, And forget not all his benefits:

Psalms 103:3

Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; Who healeth all thy diseases;

Psalms 103:4

Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; Who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

Psalms 103:5

Who satisfieth thy desire with good things, [So that] thy youth is renewed like the eagle.

Psalms 103:6

Jehovah executeth righteous acts, And judgments for all that are oppressed.

Psalms 103:7

He made known his ways unto Moses, His doings unto the children of Israel.

Psalms 103:8

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness.

Psalms 103:9

He will not always chide; Neither will he keep [his anger] for ever.

Psalms 103:10

He hath not dealt with us after our sins, Nor rewarded us after our iniquities.

Psalms 103:11

For as the heavens are high above the earth, So great is his lovingkindness toward them that fear him.

Psalms 103:12

As far as the east is from the west, So far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

Psalms 103:13

Like as a father pitieth his children, So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

Psalms 103:14

For he knoweth our frame; He remembereth that we are dust.

Psalms 103:15

As for man, his days are as grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

Psalms 103:16

For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; And the place thereof shall know it no more.

Psalms 103:17

But the lovingkindness of Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, And his righteousness unto children’s children;

Psalms 103:18

To such as keep his covenant, And to those that remember his precepts to do them.

Psalms 103:19

Jehovah hath established his throne in the heavens; And his kingdom ruleth over all.

Psalms 103:20

Bless Jehovah, ye his angels, That are mighty in strength, that fulfil his word, Hearkening unto the voice of his word.

Psalms 103:21

Bless Jehovah, all ye his hosts, Ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.

Psalms 103:23

Bless Jehovah, all ye his works, In all places of his dominion: Bless Jehovah, O my soul.

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