Psalms 23:4

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yea though I walke through the valley of the shadowe of death, I will feare no euill: for thou art with me, thy rod and thy staffe, they comfort me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea, thou I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Yes, though I go through the valley of deep shade, I will have no fear of evil; for you are with me, your rod and your support are my comfort.
- Basic English Bible

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.
- Darby Bible

Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shades of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
- Webster's Bible

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
- World English Bible

Also -- when I walk in a valley of death-shade, I fear no evil, for Thou [art] with me, Thy rod and Thy staff -- they comfort me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff, they comfort me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 23:4


23:4 Thy rod and thy staff - Two words denoting the same thing, and both designing God's pastoral care over him.


Discussion for Psalms 23

  • Helless randle
    What a power word in the lord,,
  • Esther Breland
    We have to bury our brother and we have need of 5 grand. My sister ask for prayer and I said Psalm 23. I read it too because I feel sad and alone. It made me feel better and I know it will help my sister too in Jesus name.
    . Thank you Father for caring
    And I know funds will come for our brother Billy Goree.
  • Ellen
    this prayer is a very powerful prayer delivered by King David, King David was a man after God's own heart. Thank you and praise god
  • Sherri Jones
    My Pastor told me to read this scripture as I was feeling lonely on this particular day.I am so thankful to God because I know that He won't leave me nor forsake me.hallelujah. It is also confirms that God will be with me during surgery next week.
  • Ange
    king David words are so true believe in him.
  • Mrs Ogomoditse Thoka
    This verse bless me indeed! It's a verse that makes wonders for me. I thank Jehovah for such a blessing.