Psalms 103:8

“The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord is mercifull and gracious: slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord is kind and full of pity, not quickly made angry, but ever ready to have mercy.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness.
- Darby Bible

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness.
- World English Bible

Merciful and gracious [is] Jehovah, Slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD is full of compassion and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 103:8

  • Bless the LORD. This was a perfect verse for the day. The LORD is always listening and ready to give mercy for those that ask.
  • MockingBird for verse 8
    I Thank God for His Mercy and Grace : without it I would be a hung duck !!! He is slow to anger toward me : He gives me space to repent. Repentance is a 180 degree turn around : I will not do that thing again. Truly His mercy is plenteous !!!
  • Salomao for verse 8
    God's slow to anger because He loves us.