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

  • Lilian
    THOUGH PREPARETH THE TABLE BEFORE MINE ENEMIES YOU HAVE ANOINTED MY HEAD WITH OIL MY CUP RUN OVER. ALL PRAISES TO YOU JESUS JEHOVA JIREH THE LORD MY PROVIDER. THANK YOU JESUS FOR THE BLOOD YOU SHED FOR US I AM READY TO RECEIVE YOUR MIRACLE BLESSING AND HEALING FOR ME AND FAMILY LORD JESUS MY SAVIOR MY ROCK AND MY SALVATION SHALOM AMEN HALLELUJAH
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 78:19 YEA THEY SPAKE AGAINST GOD THEY SAID CAN GOD FURNISH A TABLE IN THE WILDERNESS --20-- BEHOLD HE SMOTE THE ROCK THAT THE WATERS GUSHED OUT AND THE STREAMS OVERFLOWED CAN HE GIVE BREAD ALSO CAN HE PROVIDE FLESH FOR HIS PEOPLE --21--THEREFORE THE LORD HEARD THIS AND WAS WROTH SO A FIRE WAS KINDLED AGAINST JACOB AND ANGER ALSO CAME UP AGAINST ISRAEL PROVERBS 3:3 LET NOT MERCY AND TRUTH FORSAKE THEE BIND THEM ABOUT THY NECK WRITE THEM UPON THE TABLE OF THY HEART PSLAM 25:10 ALL THE PATHS OF THE LORD ARE MERCY AND TRUTH --UNTO SUCH--AS KEEP HIS --- COVENANT AND HIS TESTIMONIES 1 CORINTHIANS 10:21 YOU CANNOT DRINK THE CUP OF THE LORD AND THE CUP OF devils YOU CANNOT BE PARTAKERS OF THE LORDS TABLE AND THE TABLE OF devils
  • Melodie
    "thy rod and thy staff they comfort me." I am counted and protected. I praise my Lord Jehovah-Rohi! This Psalm and all that it represents about his love for me has always been filling. I may stray. He'll hear my blats in the deep dark woods. He will come for me. He may need to break my legs to keep me within the flock. But he will always care for me and keep me. The wolf he will destroy.
  • Carries
    Yea though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death......
    That would be our walk through this world. His rod and staff...he protects us, by his chastisement, so he won't lose us to this world, we should have no fear.
  • Haener Elie
    The Psalm 23 has shown to me that in spite of one's authority or position in this life, a total submission to our LORD is not only recommended but deemed essential. The psalmist has carefully selected the LORD as his shepherd, therefore, considered himself a sheep whose protection and even life depends totally on the shepherd. With that in mind he declared : "The LORD is my shepherd I shall..."
  • Steve morrow
    GALATIANS 1:11 BUT I CERTIFY YOU BRETHREN THAT THE GOSPEL WHICH WAS PREACHED OF ME IS NOT AFTER MAN --1:12-- FOR I NEITHER RECEIVED IT OF MAN NEITHER WAS I TAUGHT IT BUT BY THE REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST EPHESIANS 5:24 THEREFORE AS THE CHURCH IS SUBJECT UNTO CHRIST SO LET THE WIVES BE TO THEIR OWN HUSBANDS --- IN EVERY THING ---