Psalms 23:4

“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 (KJV)

Other Translations

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.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

  • Bobbie Schroder
    Jesus never treated women any differently than he did men. He never ordered women to be silent anywhere or at anytime, nor did he ever reject their presence, regardless of the Jews' patriarchal rules
  • GWBMBE.T.
    I LOVE IT WITH MY LIFE.
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 1:50 AND HIS MERCY IS ON THEM THAT FEAR HIM FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION EXODUS 33:19 AND HE SAID I WILL MAKE ALL MY GOODNESS PASS BEFORE THEE AND I WILL PROCLAIM THE NAME OF THE LORD BEFORE THEE AND WILL BE GRACIOUS TO WHOM I WILL BE GRACIOUS AND WILL SHOW MERCY ON WHOM I WILL SHOW MERCY PROVERBS 16:6 BY MERCY AND TRUTH INIQUITY IS PURGED AND BY THE FEAR OF THE LORD MEN DEPART FROM EVIL PSALM 103:11 FOR AS THE HEAVEN IS HIGH ABOVE THE EARTH SO GREAT IS HIS MERCY TOWARD THEM THAT FEAR HIM ROMANS 9:18 THEREFORE HATH HE MERCY ON WHOM HE WILL HAVE MERCY AND WHOM HE WILL HARDENETH PSALM 147:11 THE LORD TAKETH PLEASURE IN THEM THAT FEAR HIM IN THOSE THAT HOPE IN HIS MERCY
  • Cephas
    Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings. Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises. Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
  • Arao Pereira Da Silva
    In Summer usually shepherd put some kind of oil on shep's head. There are fly that put its eggs at shep's nose that go to the brain. This makes the shep crazy and die.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 4:23 BUT THE HOUR COMETH AND NOW IS WHEN THE TRUE WORSHIPPERS SHALL WORSHIP THE FATHER IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH FOR THE FATHER SEEKETH SUCH TO WORSHIP HIM 1 CORINTHIANS 14:34 LET YOUR WOMEN KEEP SILENCE IN THE CHURCHES FOR IT IS NOT PERMITTED UNTO THEM TO SPEAK BUT THEY ARE COMMANDED TO BE UNDER OBEDIENCE AS ALSO SAITH THE LAW *** ROMANS 2:11 FOR THERE IS NO RESPECT OF PERSONS WITH GOD ***