Psalm 103:4
New International Version
who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,

New Living Translation
He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and tender mercies.

English Standard Version
who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy,

Berean Study Bible
who redeems your life from the Pit and crowns you with loving devotion and compassion,

King James Bible
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

New King James Version
Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies,

New American Standard Bible
Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with favor and compassion;

NASB 1995
Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion;

NASB 1977
Who redeems your life from the pit; Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion;

Amplified Bible
Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you [lavishly] with lovingkindness and tender mercy;

Christian Standard Bible
He redeems your life from the Pit; he crowns you with faithful love and compassion.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He redeems your life from the Pit; He crowns you with faithful love and compassion.

American Standard Version
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; Who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He saves you from destruction; he supports you with grace and with compassions.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
who redeems thy life from corruption; who crowns thee with mercy and compassion;

Contemporary English Version
and protects us from death. His kindness and love are a crown on our heads.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction: who crowneth thee with mercy and compassion.

English Revised Version
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies:

Good News Translation
He keeps me from the grave and blesses me with love and mercy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the one who rescues your life from the pit, the one who crowns you with mercy and compassion,

International Standard Version
he continues to redeem your life from the Pit, and he continuously surrounds you with gracious love and compassion.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who redeemeth Thy life from the pit; Who encompasseth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

Literal Standard Version
Who is redeeming your life from destruction, Who is crowning you [with] kindness and mercies,

NET Bible
who delivers your life from the Pit, who crowns you with his loyal love and compassion,

New Heart English Bible
who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with loving kindness and tender mercies;

World English Bible
who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with loving kindness and tender mercies;

Young's Literal Translation
Who is redeeming from destruction thy life, Who is crowning thee -- kindness and mercies,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Bless the LORD, O My Soul
3He who forgives all your iniquities and heals all your diseases, 4who redeems your life from the Pit and crowns you with loving devotion and compassion, 5who satisfies you with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.…

Cross References
Psalm 5:12
For surely You, O LORD, bless the righteous; You surround them with the shield of Your favor.

Psalm 8:5
You made him a little lower than the angels; You crowned him with glory and honor.

Psalm 49:15
But God will redeem my life from Sheol, for He will surely take me to Himself. Selah

Psalm 55:18
He redeems my soul in peace from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me.

Psalm 71:23
When I sing praise to You my lips will shout for joy, along with my soul, which You have redeemed.

Psalm 107:20
He sent forth His word and healed them; He rescued them from the Pit.

Psalm 130:7
O Israel, put your hope in the LORD, for with the LORD is loving devotion, and with Him is redemption in abundance.


Treasury of Scripture

Who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with loving kindness and tender mercies;

redeemeth

Psalm 34:22
The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.

Psalm 56:13
For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Psalm 71:23
My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

crowneth

Psalm 103:12
As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

Psalm 8:5
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.

Psalm 21:3
For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head.









(4) Destruction.--Rather, pit, or grave, as in Psalm 16:10.

Crowneth.--A metaphor drawn from the common custom of wearing wreaths and garlands on festive occasions (Ecclesiasticus 32:2). Comp. Psalm 8:5.

Verse 4. - Who redeemeth thy life from destruction. When sickness seems about to be mortal, or when danger threatens from foes, God often steps in and "redeems" men - i.e, saves them, rescues them (see Psalm 56:13; Psalm 116:8; Isaiah 38:16, 20). Who crowneth thee with loving kindness and tender mercies (comp. Psalm 8:5; Psalm 18:50; Psalm 23:6, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
who redeems
הַגּוֹאֵ֣ל (hag·gō·w·’êl)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1350: To redeem, act as kinsman

your life
חַיָּ֑יְכִי (ḥay·yā·yə·ḵî)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

from the pit,
מִשַּׁ֣חַת (miš·ša·ḥaṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7845: A pit, destruction

[and] crowns
הַֽ֝מְעַטְּרֵ֗כִי (ham·‘aṭ·ṭə·rê·ḵî)
Article | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5849: To encircle, to crown

you with loving devotion
חֶ֣סֶד (ḥe·seḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

and compassion,
וְרַחֲמִֽים׃ (wə·ra·ḥă·mîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7356: Compassion, the womb, a maiden


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