Psalms 103:13

“Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Like as a father pitieth his children: so the Lord pitieth them that feare him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Just as a father has compassion on {his} children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Like as a father pitieth his children, So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As a father has pity on his children, so the Lord has pity on his worshippers.
- Basic English Bible

As a father pitieth [his] children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.
- Darby Bible

Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
- Webster's Bible

Like a father has compassion on his children, so Yahweh has compassion on those who fear him.
- World English Bible

As a father hath mercy on sons, Jehovah hath mercy on those fearing Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Like as a father hath compassion upon his children, so hath the LORD compassion upon them that fear Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 103

  • Ann
    I have memorized Psalms 103:1-4, and say this everyday. They are very inspiring words. Amen.
  • BSP
    Verse 9: Jehovah God is a merciful and loving God who does not keep finding fault. Once he has forgiven our sins, he does not keep harping on those sins.
  • Gracie Hicks
    Psalm 103. Help me during a very dark time in my life.So I go back to this same scripture to help me when life come crunching down on me.God word always work no matter when it is. Now it one of my favorite scripture.
  • Edna
    I.m so over joy with great love how God in his mercy that he forgave our sins and remembers them no more form the east to the west How precious we are in his sight Than you FATHER
  • Joseph Bridges
    Incredibly powerful psalm! Psalm 103 encompasses so much truth about the Lord.
  • Clyde Moore
    Psalms 103:12 is a very consistent scripture that God can and will forgive our sins and not judge us like other people will. God will not bring them up before us ever again. Forgiveness is not bring or dwelling on them for a life time

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