Psalms 23:1

“(A Psalm of David.) The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[A Psalme of Dauid.] The Lord is my shepheard, I shall not want.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<A Psalm. Of David.> The Lord takes care of me as his sheep; I will not be without any good thing.
- Basic English Bible

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- Darby Bible

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.
- World English Bible

A Psalm of David. Jehovah [is] my shepherd, I do not lack,
- Youngs Literal Bible

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 23

  • Neil D.MacDonald
    I love it very much.
  • April A. Hawley
    It summarizes the gifts of salvation to those who accept our Lord Jesus. Only a loving Father could give such gifts. Reading it gives the believer the peace that can only come from God, who deserves all praise.
  • Ursula
    I loved this Psalms since I was a child and never stopped...
    Live believing in this scripture no matter which way my life was going..
    And repeated a lot
  • Helen Paredes
    Praise you heavenly power above us all clean spirits Mercy love peace faith family joining together keep us safe and love one another amen glory to high power
  • A disciple
    Dear David, There is not a sparrow that falls to the ground without our Father in heaven; and He knows the way that we take. I find it a strength in times of difficulty, to know that "we are not our own;" and that our lives are His, and on loan to us as His servants, for His use. God has made it clear, that all that we suffer wrongfully, He will remember and judge when the fullness of time comes.
  • Paleho Khalatha
    David says even though l walk in the valley of darkness l shall fear not. The valley is a test but not destiny. If we pass through the valley it does not mean we will die there is just a route. Our destiny is beyond the velley. We need not worry about the valley because even in that velley God is with us.