A Psalm of David
1 Bless Jehovah, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name!
2 Bless Jehovah, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits:
3 Who forgives all your iniquities, who heals all your diseases,
4 who redeems your life from destruction, who crowns you with lovingkindness and
5 who satisfies your mouth with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the
6 Jehovah executes righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed.
7 He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel.
8 Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in mercy.
9 He will not always strive with us, nor will He keep His anger forever.
10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor repaid us according to our
11 For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward those who
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 Jehovah has compassion on those who
14 For He knows our frame; He remembers that we are dust.
15 As for man, his days are like grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
16 And then the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place is noticed no more.
17 But the mercy of Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting upon those who fear Him,
and His righteousness unto children's children,
18 to such as keep His covenant, and to those who remember His Commandments to do
19 Jehovah has established His throne in the heavens, and His kingdom rules over all.
20 Bless Jehovah, you His angels, who excel in strength, who do His Word, heeding the
voice of His Word.
21 Bless Jehovah, all you His hosts, you ministers of His, who do His pleasure.
22 Bless Jehovah, all His works, in all places of His dominion. Bless Jehovah, O my