Psalms 23:4

“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.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

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

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

  • Goddeva
    This was will written. I love this passage indeed.
  • LGH
    I recite Psalms 23 every morning. I think about every word and it gives me strength and courage.
  • Trinity
    No matter what situation we are facing, we are reminded in tis scripture that we should have fate in God as He is always with us and in control of our situation
  • Philip
    This particular psalm is one of comfort for his elect who live in an evil and unfriendly world who hate Christians and Christ. The psalm reminds us to pray for Gods healing power thru his holt spirit when we are feeling down and our spirits are troubled more so in this present age we love.
  • Anonymousplz
    The 'Valley of the Shadow of Death' could for some people be the valley of grief over another's death- the emotionally traumatic results of sorrow.
  • Dr.diana Jackson
    I beleive the lord prepares a table in the presents of our enemy,,, meaning we will eat be susseful even if the devil is in the present... that is my life experence,,, amen?

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