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

  • Milka by
    I have a solace place. Despite my faults, am loved and my God goes before me
  • 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.