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Psalm 103 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Bless the Lord, O My Soul

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:1 - Of David.
Bless the LORD, O my soul,
and all that is within me,
bless his holy name!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:2 - Bless the LORD, O my soul,
and forget not all his benefits,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:3 - who forgives all your iniquity,
who heals all your diseases,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:4 - who redeems your life from the pit,
who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - who satisfies you with good
so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:6 - The LORD works righteousness
and justice for all who are oppressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:7 - He made known his ways to Moses,
his acts to the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:8 - The LORD is merciful and gracious,
slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:9 - He will not always chide,
nor will he keep his anger forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:10 - He does not deal with us according to our sins,
nor repay us according to our iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:11 - For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - as far as the east is from the west,
so far does he remove our transgressions from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:13 - As a father shows compassion to his children,
so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:14 - For he knows our frame;[fn]
he remembers that we are dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:15 - As for man, his days are like grass;
he flourishes like a flower of the field;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:16 - for the wind passes over it, and it is gone,
and its place knows it no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:17 - But the steadfast love of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him,
and his righteousness to children’s children,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:18 - to those who keep his covenant
and remember to do his commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:19 - The LORD has established his throne in the heavens,
and his kingdom rules over all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:20 - Bless the LORD, O you his angels,
you mighty ones who do his word,
obeying the voice of his word!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:21 - Bless the LORD, all his hosts,
his ministers, who do his will!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:22 - Bless the LORD, all his works,
in all places of his dominion.
Bless the LORD, O my soul!
ESV Footnotes
Or knows how we are formed

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version copyright © 2001, 2007, 2011, 2016 by Crossway Books and Bibles, a Publishing Ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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For more information on this translation, see the ESV Preface.

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