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Psalm 103 New Century Version (NCV)

Praise to the Lord of Love

Of David.

103 All that I am, praise the Lord;
    everything in me, praise his holy name.
My whole being, praise the Lord
    and do not forget all his kindnesses.
He forgives all my sins
    and heals all my diseases.
He saves my life from the grave
    and loads me with love and mercy.
He satisfies me with good things
    and makes me young again, like the eagle.

The Lord does what is right and fair
    for all who are wronged by others.
He showed his ways to Moses
    and his deeds to the people of Israel.
The Lord shows mercy and is kind.
    He does not become angry quickly, and he has great love.
He will not always accuse us,
    and he will not be angry forever.
10 He has not punished us as our sins should be punished;
    he has not repaid us for the evil we have done.
11 As high as the sky is above the earth,
    so great is his love for those who respect him.
12 He has taken our sins away from us
    as far as the east is from west.
13 The Lord has mercy on those who respect him,
    as a father has mercy on his children.
14 He knows how we were made;
    he remembers that we are dust.

15 Human life is like grass;
    we grow like a flower in the field.
16 After the wind blows, the flower is gone,
    and there is no sign of where it was.
17 But the Lord’s love for those who respect him
    continues forever and ever,
    and his goodness continues to their grandchildren
18 and to those who keep his agreement
    and who remember to obey his orders.

19 The Lord has set his throne in heaven,
    and his kingdom rules over everything.
20 You who are his angels, praise the Lord.
    You are the mighty warriors who do what he says
    and who obey his voice.
21 You, his armies, praise the Lord;
    you are his servants who do what he wants.
22 Everything the Lord has made
    should praise him in all the places he rules.
My whole being, praise the Lord.

New Century Version (NCV)

The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.

Psalm 103 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 103

Of David.

Praise the Lord, my soul;
    all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
Praise the Lord, my soul,
    and forget not all his benefits—
who forgives all your sins
    and heals all your diseases,
who redeems your life from the pit
    and crowns you with love and compassion,
who satisfies your desires with good things
    so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

The Lord works righteousness
    and justice for all the oppressed.

He made known his ways to Moses,
    his deeds to the people of Israel:
The Lord is compassionate and gracious,
    slow to anger, abounding in love.
He will not always accuse,
    nor will he harbor his anger forever;
10 he does not treat us as our sins deserve
    or repay us according to our iniquities.
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 has he removed our transgressions from us.

13 As a father has compassion on his children,
    so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him;
14 for he knows how we are formed,
    he remembers that we are dust.
15 The life of mortals is like grass,
    they flourish like a flower of the field;
16 the wind blows over it and it is gone,
    and its place remembers it no more.
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 with those who keep his covenant
    and remember to obey his precepts.

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

20 Praise the Lord, you his angels,
    you mighty ones who do his bidding,
    who obey his word.
21 Praise the Lord, all his heavenly hosts,
    you his servants who do his will.
22 Praise the Lord, all his works
    everywhere in his dominion.

Praise the Lord, my soul.

New International Version (NIV)

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