Psalms 103:11

“For as the heauen is high aboue the earth: so great is his mercy toward them that feare him.”

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Other Translations

For as the heaven is high above the earth, [so] great is his mercy toward them that fear him.
- King James Version

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as the heavens are high above the earth, So great is his lovingkindness toward them that fear him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For as the heaven is high over the earth, so great is his mercy to his worshippers.
- Basic English Bible

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving-kindness toward them that fear him.
- Darby Bible

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy towards them that fear him.
- Webster's Bible

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.
- World English Bible

For, as the height of the heavens [is] above the earth, His kindness hath been mighty over those fearing Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward them that fear Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 103:11


103:11 So great - So much above their deserts and expectations.


Discussion for Psalms 103

  • Pearline Johnson
    Psalm 103 is a humbling passage of scripture for me. It reminds me of how AWESOME and LOVING my GOD is!! HE is worthy of all GLORY, HONOR and PRAISE!! GLORY HALELUJAH!! I Love the LORD HE'S sooooooooo AMAZING!!
  • Angel

    It remind me everyday of the great love our Father have for us that he gave His only Son who made me whole and well again I'm thankful for all his blessings and Mercy and the love He have for me and my family I give him praise always I'm so bless by my Father in Heaven
    Amen
  • Steve morrow
    continued from below 2 corin 3:8 how shall not the ministration of the spirit be rather glorious 9 for if the ministration of condemnation be glory much more does the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory romans 6:16 know you not that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey his servants you are to whom you obey whether of sin unto death or of obedience unto righteousness
  • Steve morrow
    103:21bless you the LORD all you HIS hosts you ministers of HIS that do HIS pleasure acts 6:4but we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word 2corin 3:7 but if the ministration of death written and engraven in stones was glorious so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of moses for the glory of his countenance which glory was to be done
  • Kat
    Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah, my Father is so awesome to me and my family. He always shows up and out. He gives us favour in our lives. He blesses us. He heal my body. He heal my Dad from cancer. He brought our Mom back to life after a difficult surgery. He gave our daughter two healthy adorable babies. He bless us with a house. Jesus has blessed us with financial prosperity. Amen
  • BSP
    As verse 10 shows, God is so merciful that He has not even dealt with us according to what we deserve for our sins.

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