Psalm 23

A psalm of David.

1 The LORD is my shepherd. I lack nothing.
References for Psalms 23:1
      2 He lets me rest in grassy meadows; he leads me to restful waters;
      3 he keeps me alive. He guides me in proper paths for the sake of his good name.
      References for Psalms 23:3
        • a 23:3 - Or <i>my soul</i>
          4 Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no danger because you are with me. Your rod and your staff— they protect me.
          5 You set a table for me right in front of my enemies. You bathe my head in oil; my cup is so full it spills over!
          6 Yes, goodness and faithful love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the LORD's house as long as I live.
          References for Psalms 23:6
            • b 23:6 - LXX; MT <i>I will return</i>