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Psalms 103:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Like as a father pitieth his children, So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Like as a father pitieth [his] children, [so] the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Just as a father has compassion on [his] children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Like as a father pitieth [his] children, [so] the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— As a father pitieth [his] children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Like the compassion of a father for his children, Is, the compassion of Yahweh, for them who revere him;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— As a father hath mercy on sons, Jehovah hath mercy on those fearing Him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— As a father hath compassion on his children, so hath the Lord compassion on them that fear him:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Like as a father pitieth his children: [so] the LORD pitieth them that feare him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— As a father pities [his] children, the Lord pities them that fear him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Like as a father pitieth [his] children, [so] Yahweh pitieth them that fear him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Like as a father 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
pitieth 7355
{7355} Prime
רָחַם
racham
{raw-kham'}
A primitive root; to fondle; by implication to love, especially to compassionate.
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
[his] children, 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
[so] Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
pitieth 7355
{7355} Prime
רָחַם
racham
{raw-kham'}
A primitive root; to fondle; by implication to love, especially to compassionate.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
them that fear 3373
{3373} Prime
יָרֵא
yare'
{yaw-ray'}
From H3372; fearing; morally reverent.
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 103:13

_ _ pitieth — literally, “has compassion on.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 103:6-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Numbers 11:12 Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that thou shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursing father beareth the sucking child, unto the land which thou swarest unto their fathers?
Deuteronomy 3:5 All these cities [were] fenced with high walls, gates, and bars; beside unwalled towns a great many.
Proverbs 3:12 For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son [in whom] he delighteth.
Isaiah 63:15-16 Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where [is] thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained? ... Doubtless thou [art] our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, [art] our father, our redeemer; thy name [is] from everlasting.
Jeremiah 31:9 They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim [is] my firstborn.
Jeremiah 31:20 [Is] Ephraim my dear son? [is he] a pleasant child? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.
Matthew 6:9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
Matthew 6:32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
Luke 11:11-12 If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if [he ask] a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? ... Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?
Luke 15:21-22 And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son. ... But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put [it] on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on [his] feet:
John 20:17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and [to] my God, and your God.
Hebrews 12:5-11 And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him: ... Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

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Psalms 103:11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, [so] great is his mercy toward them that fear him.
Psalms 103:17 But the mercy of the LORD [is] from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;
Psalms 147:11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
Malachi 3:16-17 Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard [it], and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name. ... And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
Malachi 4:2 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.
Acts 13:26 Men [and] brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.
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Nu 11:12. Dt 3:5. Ps 103:11, 17; 147:11. Pv 3:12. Is 63:15. Jr 31:9, 20. Mal 3:16; 4:2. Mt 6:9, 32. Lk 11:11; 15:21. Jn 20:17. Ac 13:26. He 12:5.

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