Psalms 23:5

“Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou preparest a table before me, in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oyle, my cuppe runneth ouer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Thou hast anointed my head with oil; My cup runneth over.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You make ready a table for me in front of my haters: you put oil on my head; my cup is overflowing.
- Basic English Bible

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; thou hast anointed my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
- Darby Bible

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of my enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
- Webster's Bible

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil. My cup runs over.
- World English Bible

Thou arrangest before me a table, Over-against my adversaries, Thou hast anointed with oil my head, My cup is full!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; Thou hast anointed my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 23:5


23:5 A table - Thou furnishest me with plenty of provisions and comforts. Oil - With aromatic ointments, which were then used at great feasts; thy comforts delight my soul. Runneth over - Thou hast given me a plentiful portions, signified by the cup, given to the guests by the master of the feast.


Discussion for Psalms 23

  • Cassandra
    I stand on his word and when ever I'm going through a valley experience I know God got me covered
  • 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 ...