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Psalm 23 NIV

A psalm of David.

1 The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.

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2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,

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3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.

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4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley,aI will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

References for Psalms 23:4

    • – 23:4 - Or "the valley of the shadow of death"
      5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

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      6 Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORDforever.

      References for Psalms 23:6

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      • a 23:4 - Or "the valley of the shadow of death"