An exhortation to bless God for his mercy,
Psalms 103:1 For David himself. Bless the Lord, O my soul: and let all that is within me bless his holy name. Psalms 103:2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, and never forget all he hath done for thee. Psalms 103:3 Who forgiveth all thy iniquities: who healeth all thy diseases. Psalms 103:4 Who redeemeth thy life from destruction: who crowneth thee with mercy and compassion. Psalms 103:5 Who satisfieth thy desire with good things: thy youth shall be renewed like the eagle's. Psalms 103:6 The Lord doth mercies, and judgment for all that suffer wrong. Psalms 103:7 He hath made his ways known to Moses: his wills to the children of Israel. Psalms 103:8 The Lord is compassionate and merciful: longsuffering and plenteous in mercy. Psalms 103:9 He will not always be angry: nor will he threaten for ever. Psalms 103:10 He hath not dealt with us according to our sins: nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. Psalms 103:11 For according to the height of the heaven above the earth: he hath strengthened his mercy towards them that fear him. Psalms 103:12 As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our iniquities from us. Psalms 103:13 As a father hath compassion on his children, so hath the Lord compassion on them that fear him: Psalms 103:14 For he knoweth our frame. He remembereth that we are dust:
and for the constancy thereof.
Psalms 103:15 Man's days are as grass, as the flower of the field so shall he flourish. Psalms 103:16 For the spirit shall pass in him, and he shall not be: and he shall know his place no more. Psalms 103:17 But the mercy of the Lord is from eternity and unto eternity upon them that fear him: And his justice unto children's children, Psalms 103:18 To such as keep his covenant, And are mindful of his commandments to do them. Psalms 103:19 The Lord hath prepared his throne in heaven: and his kingdom shall rule over all. Psalms 103:20 Bless the Lord, all ye his angels: you that are mighty in strength, and execute his word, hearkening to the voice of his orders. Psalms 103:21 Bless the Lord, all ye his hosts: you ministers of his that do his will. Psalms 103:22 Bless the Lord, all his works: in every place of his dominion, O my soul, bless thou the Lord.