Psalms 23:2

“He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He maketh me to lie downe in greene pastures: he leadeth mee beside the still waters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside still waters.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He makes a resting-place for me in the green fields: he is my guide by the quiet waters.
- Basic English Bible

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside still waters.
- Darby Bible

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
- Webster's Bible

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.
- World English Bible

In pastures of tender grass He causeth me to lie down, By quiet waters He doth lead me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 23:2


23:2 Lie down - To repose myself at noon, as the manner was in those hot countries. Green - Where there is both delight and plenty of provisions.


Discussion for Psalms 23

  • Bandara herath
    Nicest chapter. Lord's creation, promises, salvation resurrection and heavenly place is explained here attractively.
  • Priscilla
    The lord always protected me there's no need to fear anyone he will cover me with his blood protect me from all even my enemies believe he is my Shepherd and I shall not want.I will trust in God he will answer my prayers. When I need him he's always there he lifts me up when I'm down he let me know as prayers go up blessings come down amen what a God we serve in Jesus name I believe only my God
  • Rose M. Banks
    I will not be afraid of the seen or the unseen, for the LORD is with me and will guide me while seeking the paths of righteousness , AMEN
  • Ernest
    Psalm 23 gives me more wisdom to understand the world of God
  • Cj
    I will build my foundation upon the rock which is the lord our god. I forsee the coming storms in my life and I'll not make it through with out you my dear precious lord jesus.
  • Fifi
    He is my Shield ,I will not fear no evil,I know He is right besides me..He liveth,My reedemer,My fortress,In whom I trust..Amen

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