Psalm 103:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.

King James Version

Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.

Holman Bible

As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.

International Standard Version

As a father has compassion for his children, so the LORD has compassion for those who fear him.

A Conservative Version

Like as a father pities his sons, So LORD pities those who fear him.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

As a father loves and pities his children, so the Lord loves and pities those who fear Him [with reverence, worship, and awe].

Bible in Basic English

As a father has pity on his children, so the Lord has pity on his worshippers.

Darby Translation

As a father pitieth his children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Like as a father has mercy upon his children, so the LORD has mercy upon those that fear him.

Julia Smith Translation

As a father compassionating over his sons, Jehovah compassionated those fearing him.

King James 2000

Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As a father pities [his] children, [so] Yahweh pities those who fear him.

Modern King James verseion

As a father pities his children, Jehovah pities those who fear Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, like as a father pitieth his own children, even so is the LORD merciful unto them that fear him.

NET Bible

As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on his faithful followers.

New Heart English Bible

Like a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him.

New simplified Bible

Jehovah has compassion for those who reverence him just as a father has compassion for his children.

The Emphasized Bible

Like the compassion of a father for his children, Is, the compassion of Yahweh, for them who revere him;

Webster

Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.

World English Bible

Like a father has compassion on his children, so Yahweh has compassion on those who fear him.

Youngs Literal Translation

As a father hath mercy on sons, Jehovah hath mercy on those fearing Him.

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

12 As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us. 13 Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him. 14 For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.


Cross References

Psalm 103:17

But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children's children,

Numbers 11:12

"Was it I who conceived all this people? Was it I who brought them forth, that You should say to me, 'Carry them in your bosom as a nurse carries a nursing infant, to the land which You swore to their fathers'?

Deuteronomy 3:5

"All these were cities fortified with high walls, gates and bars, besides a great many unwalled towns.

Psalm 147:11

The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

Proverbs 3:12

For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

Isaiah 63:15-16

Look down from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious habitation; Where are Your zeal and Your mighty deeds? The stirrings of Your heart and Your compassion are restrained toward me.

Jeremiah 31:9

"With weeping they will come, And by supplication I will lead them; I will make them walk by streams of waters, On a straight path in which they will not stumble; For I am a father to Israel, And Ephraim is My firstborn."

Jeremiah 31:20

"Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him," declares the LORD.

Malachi 3:16-17

Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name.

Malachi 4:2

"But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.

Matthew 6:9

"Pray, then, in this way: 'Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

Matthew 6:32

"For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.

Luke 11:11-12

"Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

Luke 15:21-22

"And the son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, 'I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.'"

Acts 13:26

"Brethren, sons of Abraham's family, and those among you who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent.

Hebrews 12:5-11

and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM;

Psalm 103:11

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.

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