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Psalm 103 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Praise for the LORD’s Mercies
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:1 - A Psalm 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 iniquities,
Who heals all your diseases,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:4 - Who redeems your life from destruction,
Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - Who satisfies your mouth with good things,
So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:6 - The LORD executes righteousness
And justice for all who are oppressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:7 - He made known His ways to Moses,
His acts to the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:8 - The LORD is merciful and gracious,
Slow to anger, and abounding in mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:9 - He will not always strive with us,
Nor will He keep His anger forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:10 - He has not dealt with us according to our sins,
Nor punished us according to our iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:11 - For as the heavens are high above the earth,
So great is His mercy toward those who fear Him;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - As far as the east is from the west,
So far has He removed our transgressions from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:13 - As a father pities his children,
So the LORD pities those who fear Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:14 - For He knows our frame;
He remembers that we are dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:15 - As for man, his days are like grass;
As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:16 - For the wind passes over it, and it is gone,
And its place remembers it no more.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:17 - But the mercy 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 such as keep His covenant,
And to those who remember His commandments to do them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:19 - The LORD has established His throne in heaven,
And His kingdom rules over all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:20 - Bless the LORD, you His angels,
Who excel in strength, who do His word,
Heeding the voice of His word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:21 - Bless the LORD, all you His hosts,
You ministers of His, who do His pleasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:22 - Bless the LORD, all His works,
In all places of His dominion.

Bless the LORD, O my soul!
NKJV Footnotes
Compare Job 7:10

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to Thomas Nelson, Inc..

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

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