The Benefits of God

The Benefits Of God

Psalm 103: 1-6

Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:

Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;

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

Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

The Lord executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

Bless (barak – pronounced baw-rak)

to kneel; by implication to bless God as an act of adoration

within (qereb – pronounced keh-reb)

the nearest part; the center

benefits (gmul – pronounced ghem-ool)

recompense, rewards, service or requital, deserving

who forgiveth (salach – pronounced saw-lakh)

pardon, spare

This is a definite article and is prefixed to the word it identifies.

all thine iniquities (avon – pronounced aw-vone)

the whole, any, every of perversity, evil, sin

who healeth (rapha – pronounced raw-faw)

mend, by stitching; cure, repair, thoroughly make whole, cause to heal, physician, repair,

all thy diseases (tachalu – pronounced takh-al-oo)

the whole, any, every, to complete, to make perfect a malady, sickness, be diseased, or grievous


a pit, especially as a trap; corruption, ditch, grave

crowneth (atar – pronounced aw-tar)

to encircle (for attack or protection); to crown either literally or figurativelhy; compass

lovingkindness (chesed – pronounced kheh-sed)

kindness towards God, piety, beauty, favor, good deed, kindly, merciful, pity,

tender mercies (racham – pronounced rakh-am)

compassion; by extension the womb; bowels, mercy

satisfieth (saba – pronounced saw-bah)

fill to satisfaction, have enough, have plenty of, suffice

mouth (adiy – pronounced ad-ee)

in the sense of trappings; finery; generally an outfit; specifically a headstall; ornament

renewed (chadash – pronounced khaw-dash)

to be new; causatively to rebuild; repair

righteousness (tsedaqah – tsed-aw-kaw)

rightness, rectitude, justice, virtue, prosperity

judgment (mishpat – pronounced mish-pawt)

a verdict pronounced judicially, a sentence or formal decree, divine law,

oppressed (ashaq – pronounced aw-shak)

to press upon, defraud, violate, overflow, deceive, do violence

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My name is Cathy Deaton, Owner of Fan the Flame Ministries. God has radically changed my life, and He has shown me that I am to share the awesome things I am learning with the Millennial Generation (1981 – 1996.) I have found that the Holy Spirit is an awesome teacher when I listen to, obey, and apply what He teaches to my life. You truly can make a difference for God in an uncertain world.HVCL-Logo-Web-Header-web