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Psalms 103:12

    Psalms 103:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    As far as the east is from the west, So far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    As far as the east is from the west, so far has he put our sins from us.

    Webster's Revision

    As far as the east is from the west, So far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

    World English Bible

    As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 103:12

    As far as the east is from the west - As the east and the west can never meet in one point, but be for ever at the same distance from each other, so our sins and their decreed punishment are removed to an eternal distance by his mercy.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 103:12

    As far as the east is from the west - As far as possible; as far as we can imagine. These are the points in our apprehension most distant from each other, and as we can conceive nothing beyond them, so the meaning is, that we cannot imagine our sins could be more effectually removed than they are. The literal meaning of the Hebrew is, "like the distance of the east from the west" or, "like its being far."

    So far hath he removed our transgressions from us - That is, he has put them entirely away. They are so removed that they cannot affect us any more. We are safe from all condemnation for our sins, as if they had not been committed at all. Compare the notes at Isaiah 43:25; notes at Isaiah 44:22.