Psalms 23:2

“He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He maketh me to lie downe in greene pastures: he leadeth mee beside the still waters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside still waters.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He makes a resting-place for me in the green fields: he is my guide by the quiet waters.
- Basic English Bible

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside still waters.
- Darby Bible

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
- Webster's Bible

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.
- World English Bible

In pastures of tender grass He causeth me to lie down, By quiet waters He doth lead me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 23:2


23:2 Lie down - To repose myself at noon, as the manner was in those hot countries. Green - Where there is both delight and plenty of provisions.


Discussion for Psalms 23

  • Michael
    psalm 23 is full of light it refreshes my soul and body it makes me to understand and worship GOD more : it gives me courage and when ever am going down it brings me up to a higher level like never befor glory to GOD almighty:
  • Lindaharris
    This is so true Thank you Heaven Father
  • Ruth
    He restoreth my soul. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures. He leadeth me in the path of righteousness for his name's sake. HalleluYahweh the Great Shepherd!
  • Linda Locke
    23rd Psalms, I have it in my memory. I can repeat Psalms over and over and I can receive comfort the more I recite it the Holy Spirit Is there within me I am doing this for my husband He is in sedated sleep He Loves 23rd Psalms.
  • NZJade
    ... reminds us what we have with each waking moment of our time here ...
  • Jade
    My favorite bible verse of all

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