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Psalm 103

Psalm 103

A psalm of David.

I will praise the Lord.
    Deep down inside me, I will praise him.
    I will praise him, because his name is holy.
I will praise the Lord.
    I won’t forget anything he does for me.
He forgives all my sins.
    He heals all my sicknesses.
He saves my life from going down into the grave.
    His faithful and tender love makes me feel like a king.
He satisfies me with the good things I desire.
    Then I feel young and strong again, just like an eagle.

The Lord does what is right and fair
    for all who are treated badly.

He told Moses all about his plans.
    He let the people of Israel see his mighty acts.
The Lord is tender and kind. He is gracious.
    He is slow to get angry. He is full of love.
He won’t keep bringing charges against us.
    He won’t stay angry with us forever.
10 He doesn’t punish us for our sins as much as we should be punished.
    He doesn’t pay us back in keeping with the evil things we’ve done.
11 He loves those who have respect for him.
    His love is as high as the heavens are above the earth.
12 He has removed our sins from us.
    He has removed them as far as the east is from the west.
13 A father is tender and kind to his children.
    In the same way, the Lord is tender and kind
    to those who have respect for him.
14 He knows what we are made of.
    He remembers that we are dust.
15 The life of human beings is like grass.
    People grow like the flowers in the field.
16 When the wind blows on them, they are gone.
    No one can tell that they had ever been there.
17 But the Lord’s love
    for those who have respect for him
    lasts for ever and ever.
Their children’s children will know
    that he always does what is right.
18 He always loves those who keep his covenant.
    He always does what is right for those who remember to obey his commands.

19 The Lord has set up his throne in heaven.
    His kingdom rules over all.

20 Praise the Lord, you angels of his.
    Praise him, you mighty ones
    who carry out his orders and obey his word.
21 Praise the Lord, all you angels in heaven.
    Praise him, all you who serve him and do what he wants.
22 Let everything the Lord has made praise him
    everywhere in his kingdom.

I will praise the Lord.

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Salme 103

Guds nåde og trofasthed

1En sang af David.

Min sjæl, pris Herren,
    alt i mig skal ophøje hans hellige navn.
Min sjæl, pris Herren,
    glem ikke hans velgerninger.

Han tilgiver alle mine synder
    og helbreder alle mine sygdomme.
Han frier mig fra dødens gab,
    velsigner mig med sin nåde og godhed.
Han mætter mig med gode gaver,
    jeg får min livskraft igen som ørnen.

Han lader retfærdigheden ske fyldest,
    så de undertrykte får deres ret.
Han åbenbarede sine planer for Moses,
    Israels folk var vidner til hans undere.
Herren er barmhjertig og nådig
    med tålmodig og trofast kærlighed.
Han fortsætter ikke med at anklage os,
    bliver ikke ved med at være vred.
10 Han giver os ikke løn som forskyldt,
    straffer os ikke i forhold til vore synder.
11 Så højt som himlen er over jorden,
    så stor er hans nåde mod dem, der har ærefrygt.
12 Så langt som østen er fra vesten,
    har han fjernet vore synder fra os.
13 Som en far er barmhjertig mod sine børn,
    er Herren barmhjertig mod dem, der ærer ham.
14 Han forstår, hvor skrøbelige vi er,
    han ved, at vi kun er som støv.
15 Vores liv på jorden er som græsset,
    som markblomster, der hurtigt forsvinder.
16 Blæsten gør en ende på blomsten,
    man skulle tro, den aldrig havde været der.

17 Men Herrens trofasthed er evig,
    den omslutter dem, der ærer ham.
Hans godhed bliver alle generationer til del,
18     hvis de holder hans pagt og adlyder hans bud.
19 Herren sidder på sin trone i Himlen,
    alt er underlagt hans herredømme.
20 Lovpris Herren, alle hans engle,
    I vældige krigere, som adlyder hans ordrer
        og udfører alle hans befalinger.
21 Ja, pris Herren, I englehære,
    som tjener ham og udfører hans vilje.
22 Pris Herren, alle hans skabninger,
    hvor I end befinder jer i hans rige.
Min sjæl, pris Herren.