A psalm of David.

Yahweh the Shepherd

1 Yahweh is my shepherd; I will not lack [for anything].
References for Psalms 23:1
    • a 23:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
      2 In grassy pastures he makes me lie down; by quiet waters he leads me.
      3 He restores my life. He leads me in {correct paths} for the sake of his name.
      References for Psalms 23:3
        • b 23:3 - Or "my soul"
        • c 23:3 - Literally "paths of righteousness"
          4 Even when I walk in a dark valley, I fear no evil because you [are] with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me
          5 You prepare before me a table in the presence of my oppressors. You anoint my head with oil; my cup [is] overflowing.
          6 Surely goodness and loyal love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will stay in the house of Yahweh {for a very long time}.
          References for Psalms 23:6
            • d 23:6 - Hebrew "return"
            • e 23:6 - Or "temple"
            • f 23:6 - Literally "for length of days"