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

  • Charlene
    I love reading all of psalms psalms 23 will lift you up
  • Cynthia Brooks
    This is a psalms that help you pull threw in time of need. When I am feeling a certain way and the devil is trying to get me down u instantly read this and also Psalms 27. They really keep you lifted and faithfully also trusting God. Please read them your faith will rise.
  • LeeAnn
    I feel comfort when I read this,the Lord has gotten me through so much .
  • Dorine Mukangai
    I bless the LORD for His word is real,it gives me momentum.Bless the LORD oh my soul....
  • Sandra
    When I can't stand on my own he holds me and guides me. He protects me fully from my blunders
  • Sandra oneal
    I wanna say when I worry about different situations,I goes to psalm .it helps me to not worry.by keeping my faith in him.he will keep over me with the blood of Jesus.