Psalms 102

1To David himself. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and bless his holy name, all that is within me. 2Bless the Lord, O my soul, and do not forget all his recompenses. 3He forgives all your iniquities. He heals all your infirmities. 4He redeems your life from destruction. He crowns you with mercy and compassion. 5He satisfies your desire with good things. Your youth will be renewed like that of the eagle. 6The Lord accomplishes mercies, and his judgment is for all who patiently endure injuries. 7He has made his ways known to Moses, his will to the sons of Israel. 8The Lord is compassionate and merciful, patient and full of mercy. 9He will not be angry forever, and he will not threaten for eternity. 10He has not dealt with us according to our sins, and he has not repaid us according to our iniquities. 11For according to the height of the heavens above the earth, so has he reinforced his mercy toward those who fear him. 12As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our iniquities from us. 13As a father is compassionate to his sons, so has the Lord been compassionate to those who fear him. 14For he knows our form. He has called to mind that we are dust. 15Man: his days are like hay. Like the flower of the field, so will he flourish. 16For the spirit in him will pass away, and it will not remain, and he will know his place no longer. 17But the mercy of the Lord is from eternity, and even unto eternity, upon those who fear him. And his justice is with the sons of the sons, 18with those who serve his covenant and have been mindful of his commandments by doing them. 19The Lord has prepared his throne in heaven, and his kingdom will rule over all. 20Bless the Lord, all you his Angels: powerful in virtue, doing his word, in order to heed the voice of his discourse. 21Bless the Lord, all his hosts: his ministers who do his will. 22Bless the Lord, all his works: in every place of his dominion. Bless the Lord, O my soul.
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