An exhortation to bless God for his mercy,
Psalms 103:1 By David. Bless, O my soul, Jehovah, And all my inward partsHis Holy Name. Psalms 103:2 Bless, O my soul, Jehovah, And forget not all His benefits, Psalms 103:3 Who is forgiving all thine iniquities, Who is healing all thy diseases, Psalms 103:4 Who is redeeming from destruction thy life, Who is crowning theekindness and mercies, Psalms 103:5 Who is satisfying with good thy desire, Renew itself as an eagle doth thy youth. Psalms 103:6 Jehovah is doing righteousness and judgments For all the oppressed. Psalms 103:7 He maketh known His ways to Moses, To the sons of Israel His acts. Psalms 103:8 Merciful and gracious [is] Jehovah, Slow to anger, and abundant in mercy. Psalms 103:9 Not for ever doth He strive, Nor to the age doth He watch. Psalms 103:10 Not according to our sins hath He done to us, Nor according to our iniquities Hath He conferred benefits upon us. Psalms 103:11 For, as the height of the heavens [is] above the earth, His kindness hath been mighty over those fearing Him. Psalms 103:12 As the distance of east from west He hath put far from us our transgressions. Psalms 103:13 As a father hath mercy on sons, Jehovah hath mercy on those fearing Him. Psalms 103:14 For He hath known our frame, Remembering that we [are] dust.
and for the constancy thereof.
Psalms 103:15 Mortal man! as grass [are] his days, As a flower of the field so he flourisheth; Psalms 103:16 For a wind hath passed over it, and it is not, And its place doth not discern it any more. Psalms 103:17 And the kindness of Jehovah [Is] from age even unto age on those fearing Him, And His righteousness to sons' sons, Psalms 103:18 To those keeping His covenant, And to those remembering His precepts to do them. Psalms 103:19 Jehovah in the heavens Hath established His throne, And His kingdom over all hath ruled. Psalms 103:20 Bless Jehovah, ye His messengers, Mighty in powerdoing His word, To hearken to the voice of His Word. Psalms 103:21 Bless Jehovah, all ye His hosts, His ministersdoing His pleasure. Psalms 103:22 Bless Jehovah, all ye His works, In all places of His dominion. Bless, O my soul, Jehovah!