Psalms 23:1

“(A Psalm of David.) The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[A Psalme of Dauid.] The Lord is my shepheard, I shall not want.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<A Psalm. Of David.> The Lord takes care of me as his sheep; I will not be without any good thing.
- Basic English Bible

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- Darby Bible

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.
- World English Bible

A Psalm of David. Jehovah [is] my shepherd, I do not lack,
- Youngs Literal Bible

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 23

  • Brianna Shaffer
    This is the best chapter and verses in the whole bible. I am saved and I do fully believe and rely on God. FROG. Fully Rely On God. Please follow the path God has planned for you.
  • Ibioro Austine
    I always use the psalm when ever i'm in despair. It make me feel belonging expercially when it said the Lord is my Shepherd and if He is my Shepherd i don't need be worried over any thing because He own every thing that exit on earth and in heaven. So each time i pray with this psalm i feel fulfill because all the courage i needed are in. I am completely restored in His hand.
  • B J Freeman
    This is a true chapter, when you read I shall not want this goes way and beyond the earth God watches over all his children, God love is so awesome God is good all the time and all the time God is good even when God children is not
  • Lisa M Davenport
    If only the world would read and reflect on this Psalm and know what true peace is. Jesus gives me the peace that surpasses all understanding when I read it. It's as though he breathes His life back into me and strengthens me when I read this Psalm. May all know his peace!
  • Alan cockerham
    My parents passed in 2013 and psalms 23 was my moms favorite verse I find myself looking to it often for strengh.
    I had to pick up something so heavy to me; for someone I love. I did not think i could do it.. For some reason never knowing this verse I started to carry it and saying the first few lines. Not understanding why and were this came from, I looked it up... It explained me and why the lord has giving me a second chance "my cup runith over'