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Psalm 103:8–14

The Lord is jmerciful and gracious,

slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

kHe will not always chide,

nor will he lkeep his anger forever.

10  He does not deal with us maccording to our sins,

nor repay us according to our iniquities.

11  For nas high as the heavens are above the earth,

so great is his osteadfast love toward pthose who fear him;

12  as far as the east is from the west,

so far does he qremove our transgressions from us.

13  As ra father shows compassion to his children,

so the Lord shows compassion pto those who fear him.

14  For he knows our frame;1

he sremembers that we are dust.

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Psalm 103:8–14 — The New International Version (NIV)

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.

Psalm 103:8–14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The Lord is merciful and gracious,

Slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.

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 according to our iniquities.

11 For as the heaven is high above the earth,

So great is his mercy 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 the Lord pitieth them that fear him.

14 For he knoweth our frame;

He remembereth that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The Lord is compassionate and merciful,

slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.

He will not constantly accuse us,

nor remain angry forever.

10 He does not punish us for all our sins;

he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve.

11 For his unfailing love toward those who fear him

is as great as the height of the heavens above the earth.

12 He has removed our sins as far from us

as the east is from the west.

13 The Lord is like a father to his children,

tender and compassionate to those who fear him.

14 For he knows how weak we are;

he remembers we are only dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The Lord is merciful and gracious,

Slow to anger, and abounding in mercy.

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 punished us according to our iniquities.

11 For as the heavens are high above the earth,

So great is His mercy toward 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 pities his children,

So the Lord pities those who fear Him.

14 For He knows our frame;

He remembers that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — New Century Version (NCV)

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.

Psalm 103:8–14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Jehovah is merciful and gracious,

Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness.

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.

Psalm 103:8–14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness. He will not always chide, neither will he keep his anger for ever. 10 He hath not dealt with us according to our sins, nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. 11 For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving-kindness 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 As a father pitieth his children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him. 14 For himself knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The Lord is compassionate, merciful, patient,

and always ready to forgive.

He will not always accuse us of wrong

or be angry with us forever.

10 He has not treated us as we deserve for our sins

or paid us back for our wrongs.

11 As high as the heavens are above the earth—

that is how vast his mercy is toward those who fear him.

12 As far as the east is from the west—

that is how far he has removed our rebellious acts from himself.

13 As a father has compassion for his children,

so the Lord has compassion for those who fear him.

14 He certainly knows what we are made of.

He bears in mind that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The Lord is compassionate and gracious,

slow to anger and rich in faithful love.

He will not always accuse us

or be angry forever.

10 He has not dealt with us as our sins deserve

or repaid us according to our offenses.

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

so great is His faithful love

toward 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 what we are made of,

remembering that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Lord is merciful and gracious,

slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

He will not always accuse,

nor will he keep his anger forever.

10 He does not deal with us according to our sins,

nor repay us according to our iniquities.

11 For as the heavens are high above the earth,

so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him;

12 as far as the east is from the west,

so far he removes our transgressions from us.

13 As a father has compassion for his children,

so the Lord has compassion for those who fear him.

14 For he knows how we were made;

he remembers that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Yahweh is compassionate and gracious,

slow to anger and abundant in loyal love.

He does not dispute continually,

nor keep his anger forever.

10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins,

nor repaid us according to our iniquities.

11 For as the heavens are high above the earth,

so his loyal love prevails over those who fear him.

12 As far as east is from west,

so he has removed far from us the guilt of our transgressions.

13 As a father pities his children,

so Yahweh pities those who fear him.

14 For he knows our frame.

He remembers that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The Lord is tender and kind. He is gracious.

He is slow to get angry. He is full of love.

He won’t keep bringing charges against us.

He won’t stay angry with us forever.

10 He doesn’t punish us for our sins as much as we should be punished.

He doesn’t pay us back in keeping with the evil things we’ve done.

11 His love for those who have respect for him

is as high as the heavens are above the earth.

12 He has removed our lawless acts from us

as far as the east is from the west.

13 A father is tender and kind to his children.

In the same way, the Lord is tender and kind

to those who have respect for him.

14 He knows what we are made of.

He remembers that we are dust.

Psalm 103:8–14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The Lord is compassionate and gracious,

Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.

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 rewarded us according to our iniquities.

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

So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.

12 As far as the east is from the west,

So far has He removed our transgressions from us.

13 Just as a father has compassion on his children,

So the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.

14 For He Himself knows our frame;

He is mindful that we are but dust.