Psalm 103 GNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the Lord, my soul! All my being, praise his holy name! 1 Praise the LORD, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
2 Praise the Lord, my soul, and do not forget how kind he is. 2 Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits--
3 He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. 3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
4 He keeps me from the grave and blesses me with love and mercy. 4 who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,
5 He fills my life with good things, so that I stay young and strong like an eagle. 5 who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
6 The Lord judges in favor of the oppressed and gives them their rights. 6 The LORD works righteousness and justice for all the oppressed.
7 He revealed his plans to Moses and let the people of Israel see his mighty deeds. 7 He made known his ways to Moses, his deeds to the people of Israel:
8 The Lord is merciful and loving, slow to become angry and full of constant love. 8 The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.
9 He does not keep on rebuking; he is not angry forever. 9 He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever;
10 He does not punish us as we deserve or repay us according to our sins and wrongs. 10 he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities.
11 As high as the sky is above the earth, so great is his love for those who honor him. 11 For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him;
12 As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our sins from us. 12 as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
13 As a father is kind to his children, so the Lord is kind to those who honor him. 13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him;
14 He knows what we are made of; he remembers that we are dust. 14 for he knows how we are formed, he remembers that we are dust.
15 As for us, our life is like grass. We grow and flourish like a wild flower; 15 As for man, his days are like grass, he flourishes like a flower of the field;
16 then the wind blows on it, and it is gone - no one sees it again. 16 the wind blows over it and it is gone, and its place remembers it no more.
17 But for those who honor the Lord, his love lasts forever, and his goodness endures for all generations 17 But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD's love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children's children--
18 of those who are true to his covenant and who faithfully obey his commands. 18 with those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts.
19 The Lord placed his throne in heaven; he is king over all. 19 The LORD has established his throne in heaven, and his kingdom rules over all.
20 Praise the Lord, you strong and mighty angels, who obey his commands, who listen to what he says. 20 Praise the LORD, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his bidding, who obey his word.
21 Praise the Lord, all you heavenly powers, you servants of his, who do his will! 21 Praise the LORD, all his heavenly hosts, you his servants who do his will.
22 Praise the Lord, all his creatures in all the places he rules. Praise the Lord, my soul! 22 Praise the LORD, all his works everywhere in his dominion. Praise the LORD, O my soul.