103:1 Praise the Lord, O my soul!
With all that is within me, praise 2 his holy name!
103:13 As a father has compassion on his children, 3
so the Lord has compassion on his faithful followers. 4
103:17 But the Lord continually shows loyal love to his faithful followers, 5
and is faithful to their descendants, 6
1 sn Psalm 103. The psalmist praises God for his mercy and willingness to forgive his people.
2 tn The verb “praise” is understood by ellipsis in the second line (see the preceding line).
3 tn Or “sons,” but the Hebrew term sometimes refers to children in general.
4 tn Heb “those who fear him.”
5 tn Heb “but the loyal love of the
6 tn Heb “and his righteousness to sons of sons.”