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

  • Elroy rickerson
    A man that was a warrior, from his youth and even being crown king, trust in his God , The God of Abraham,The God of Issac,and The God of Jacob








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  • Vincent Rea
    Psalms 51and 23 provide great comfort when I'm feeling down.
  • Lilian
    The only Jehovah Jireh the PROVIDER of all is JESUS thanks to your blood Lord and your words you have given us life in abundance. What a promising God and faithful to his words thank you Jesus for loving us unconditionally , your goodness mercy, and favor we have them everyday. I love you Lord and will keep your commandments until rapture bcoz you live we shall live also what a loving Jesus amen
  • David
    praise God,we must be on the specific route that goodness and mercy follows or else we won't be followed by them. If we need them to follow us all the days of our lives,let's stay on there track all the days of our lives amen and amen.
  • Norm
    Our Father in heaven, bless all who put their trust in You LORD JESUS! Create in us clean hearts and renew right spirits within us that we may serve You in truth, righteousness, faith, love and charity forevermore! Make us to love our neighbor as we love our self and make us to love our enemies according to Your will, LORD GOD Most High! In CHRIST JESUS the SAVIOUR we live forevermore and in CHRIST JESUS we pray asking all these things and giving Thee thanks heavenly Father for blessings innumerable and gifts unspeakable. Amen.
  • Shawn Carrington
    HALLELUJAH AND AMEN!! GLORY BE THE ALMIGHTY!!

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