Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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


Just as a father loves his children,
So the Lord loves those who fear and worship Him [with awe-filled respect and deepest reverence].

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.

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.

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.

Images Psalm 103:13

Prayers for Psalm 103:13

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

12 As far off as the sunrisings from the west, he removed far from us our transgressions. 13 As a father compassionating over his sons, Jehovah compassionated those fearing him. 14 For he knew our formation; he remembered that we are dust.


Cross References

Psalm 103:17

And the mercy of Jehovah is from forever even to forever upon those fearing him, and his justice to sons' sons.

Numbers 11:12

Did I form all this people? did I beget them? for thou wilt say to me, Lift them up into thy bosom, as a nurse will lift up the sucking child upon the land which thou swarest to their fathers.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these cities fortified with high walls, doors and bars; besides of cities of the open country exceedingly many.

Psalm 147:11

Jehovah being delighted in those fearing him, in those hoping for his mercy.

Proverbs 3:12

For whom Jehovah shall love he will rebuke, as a father the son he will delight in.

Isaiah 63:15-16

Look from the heavens, and see from thy holy dwelling and thy glory: where thy zeal and thy strength? the multitude of thy bowels and thy compassions to me restrained themselves.

Jeremiah 31:9

In weeping will they come, and I will lead them in mercies; I will cause them to go to the streams of waters in a straight way; they shall not stumble in it: for I was to Israel for a father, and Ephraim he is my first-born.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim a precious son to me? if a child of delights? for whenever my speaking against him, remembering, I shall remember him yet; for this the bowels were put in motion to me compassionating, I will compassionate him, says Jehovah.

Malachi 3:16-17

Then they fearing Jehovah spake each to his neighbor, and Jehovah will attend and will hear, and write a book of remembrance before him for those fearing Jehovah, and for thinking upon his name.

Malachi 4:2

And to you fearing my name the sun of justice arose, and healing in his wings; and ye went forth and spread as calves of the stall.

Matthew 6:9

Therefore so do ye pray: Our Father which in the heavens, Let thy name be declared holy.

Matthew 6:32

For all these the nations seek for; for your heavenly Father knows that ye have need of all these.

Luke 11:11-12

And shall a son ask bread of any of you a father, will he give him a stone ? and if a fish, for a fish he will not give him a serpent.

Luke 15:21-22

And the son said to him, Father, I sinned against heaven, and before thee, and I am no more worthy to be called thy son.

John 20:17

Jesus says to her, Touch me not; for I have not yet ascended to my Father: and go thou to my brethren, and say to them, I ascend to my Father, and your Father; to my God, and your God.

Acts 13:26

Men, brethren, sons of Abraham's race, and those among you fearing God, to you was the word of this salvation sent.

Hebrews 12:5-11

And ye have totally forgotten the entreaty which is spoken to you as to sons, My son, neglect not the instruction of the Lord, nor be enervated being rebuked by him:

Psalm 103:11

For as the height of the heavens above the earth, his mercy prevailed upon those fearing him.

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