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 forgiveth all thine iniquities;

Who healeth all thy diseases;

[4] Who redeemeth thy life from destruction;〖Or, the pit.〗

Who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

[5] Who satisfieth thy〖Or, thy years. Or, thy prime. Heb. thine ornament.〗 desire with good things,

So that thy youth is renewed like the eagle.

[6] Jehovah executeth righteous acts,

And judgments for all that are oppressed.

[7] He made known his ways unto Moses,

His doings unto the children of Israel.

[8] Jehovah is merciful and gracious,

Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness.

[9] He will not always chide;

Neither will he keep his anger for ever.

[10] He hath not dealt with us after our sins,

Nor rewarded us after our iniquities.

[11] For as the heavens are high above the earth,

So great is his lovingkindness toward them that fear him.

[12] As far as the east is from the west,

So far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

[13] Like as a father pitieth his children,

So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

[14] For he knoweth our frame;

He remembereth that we are dust.

[15] As for man, his days are as grass;

As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

[16] For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone;

And the place thereof shall know it no more.

[17] But the lovingkindness of Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him,

And his righteousness unto children’s children;

[18] To such as keep his covenant,

And to those that remember his precepts to do them.

[19] Jehovah hath established his throne in the heavens;

And his kingdom ruleth over all.

[20] Bless Jehovah, ye his angels,

That are mighty in strength, that fulfil his word,

Hearkening unto the voice of his word.

[21] Bless Jehovah, all ye his hosts,

Ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.

[22] Bless Jehovah, all ye his works,

In all places of his dominion:

Bless Jehovah, O my soul.

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