The Forgiving God

1 {A Psalm of David.} Bless Jehovah, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless his holy name!

1 Bless the LORD, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name.

1 {A Psalm of David.} Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.

1 Davidic.My soul, praise Yahweh,and all that is within me, praise His holy name.(A)

1 Bless the LORD, my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name.

2 Bless Jehovah, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:

2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits;

2 Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:

2 My soul, praise the Lord,and do not forget all His benefits.(B)

2 Bless the LORD, my soul, and never forget any of his benefits:

3 Who forgiveth all thine iniquities, who healeth all thy diseases;

3 Who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases;

3 Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;

3 He forgives all your sin;(C)He heals all your diseases.(D)

3 He continues to forgive all your sins, he continues to heal all your diseases,

4 Who redeemeth thy life from the pit, who crowneth thee with loving-kindness and tender mercies;

4 Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion;

4 Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

4 He redeems your life from the Pit;(E)He crowns you with faithful love and compassion.(F)

4 he continues to redeem your life from the Pit, and he continuously surrounds you with gracious love and compassion.

5 Who satisfieth thine old age with good things; thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.

5 Who satisfies your years with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle.

5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.

5 He satisfies you(a) with goodness;(G)your youth is renewed like the eagle.(H)

5 He keeps satisfying you with good things, and he keeps renewing your youth like the eagle's.

6 Jehovah executeth righteousness and justice for all that are oppressed.

6 The LORD performs righteous deeds And judgments for all who are oppressed.

6 The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

6 The Lord executes acts of righteousnessand justice for all the oppressed.(I)

6 The LORD continuously does what is right, executing justice for all who are being oppressed.

7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.

7 He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the sons of Israel.

7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.

7 He revealed His ways to Moses,(J)His deeds to the people of Israel.(K)

7 He revealed his plans to Moses and his deeds to the people of Israel.

8 Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness.

8 The LORD is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.

8 The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.

8 The Lord is compassionate and gracious,slow to anger and rich in faithful love.(L)

8 The LORD is compassionate and gracious, patient, and abundantly rich in gracious love.

9 He will not always chide, neither will he keep his anger for ever.

9 He will not always strive with us, Nor will He keep His anger forever.

9 He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.

9 He will not always accuse usor be angry forever.(M)

9 He does not maintain a dispute continuously or remain angry for all time.

10 He hath not dealt with us according to our sins, nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.

10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.

10 He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.

10 He has not dealt with us as our sins deserveor repaid us according to our offenses.(N)

10 He neither deals with us according to our sins, nor repays us equivalent to our iniquity.

11 For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving-kindness toward them that fear him.

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

11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

11 For as high as the heavens are above the earth,so great is His faithful lovetoward those who fear Him.(O)

11 As high as heaven rises above earth, so his gracious love strengthens those who fear him.

12 As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

12 As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us.

12 As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

12 As far as the east is from the west,so far has He removedour transgressions from us.(P)

12 As distant as the east is from the west, that is how far he has removed our sins from us.

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

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

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

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

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

14 For himself knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

14 For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.

14 For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

14 For He knows what we are made of,remembering that we are dust.(R)

14 For he knows how we were formed, aware that we were made from dust.

15 As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth:

15 As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

15 As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

15 As for man, his days are like grass—he blooms like a flower of the field;(S)

15 A person's life is like grass it blossoms like wild flowers,

16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone, and the place thereof knoweth it no more.

16 When the wind has passed over it, it is no more, And its place acknowledges it no longer.

16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more.

16 when the wind passes over it, it vanishes,and its place is no longer known.(b)(T)

16 but when the wind blows through it, it withers away and no one remembers where it was.

17 But the loving-kindness of Jehovah is from everlasting and to everlasting, upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children,

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

17 But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;

17 But from eternity to eternitythe Lord’s faithful love is toward those who fear Him,and His righteousness toward the grandchildren(U)

17 Yet the LORD's gracious love remains throughout eternity for those who fear him and his righteous acts extend to their children's children,

18 To such as keep his covenant and to those that remember his precepts to do them.

18 To those who keep His covenant And remember His precepts to do them.

18 To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.

18 of those who keep His covenant,who remember to observe His precepts.(V)

18 to those who keep his covenant and to those who remember to observe his precepts.

19 Jehovah hath established his throne in the heavens, and his kingdom ruleth over all.

19 The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all.

19 The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all.

19 The Lord has established His throne in heaven,and His kingdom rules over all.(W)

19 The LORD has established his throne in heaven and his kingdom rules over all.

20 Bless Jehovah, ye his angels, mighty in strength, that execute his word, hearkening unto the voice of his word.

20 Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!

20 Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.

20 Praise the Lord,all His angels of great strength,who do His word,obedient to His command.(X)

20 Bless the LORD, you angels who belong to him, you mighty warriors who carry out his commands, who are obedient to the sound of his words.

21 Bless Jehovah, all ye his hosts; ye ministers of his that do his will.

21 Bless the LORD, all you His hosts, You who serve Him, doing His will.

21 Bless ye the LORD, all ye his hosts; ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.

21 Praise the Lord, all His armies,His servants who do His will.(Y)

21 Bless the LORD, all his heavenly armies, his ministers who do his will.

22 Bless Jehovah, all his works, in all places of his dominion. Bless Jehovah, O my soul!

22 Bless the LORD, all you works of His, In all places of His dominion; Bless the LORD, O my soul!

22 Bless the LORD, all his works in all places of his dominion: bless the LORD, O my soul.

22 Praise the Lord, all His worksin all the places where He rules.(Z)My soul, praise Yahweh!

22 Bless the LORD, all his creation, in all the places of his dominion. Bless the LORD, my soul. Davidic

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