Psalms 23:5

“Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou preparest a table before me, in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oyle, my cuppe runneth ouer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Thou hast anointed my head with oil; My cup runneth over.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You make ready a table for me in front of my haters: you put oil on my head; my cup is overflowing.
- Basic English Bible

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; thou hast anointed my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
- Darby Bible

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of my enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
- Webster's Bible

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil. My cup runs over.
- World English Bible

Thou arrangest before me a table, Over-against my adversaries, Thou hast anointed with oil my head, My cup is full!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; Thou hast anointed my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 23:5


23:5 A table - Thou furnishest me with plenty of provisions and comforts. Oil - With aromatic ointments, which were then used at great feasts; thy comforts delight my soul. Runneth over - Thou hast given me a plentiful portions, signified by the cup, given to the guests by the master of the feast.


Discussion for Psalms 23

  • 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.
  • Carnelita
    I love the 23rd Psalms it's a powerful prayer.