|Ps 23:1 The LORD is my Shepherd [to feed, to guide and to shield me], [Ezek 34:11-31]
I shall not want.
|Ps 23:2 He lets me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside the still and quiet waters. [Rev 7:17]
|Ps 23:3 He refreshes and restores my soul (life);
He leads me in the paths of righteousness
for His name's sake.
|Ps 23:4 ¶ Even though I walk through the [sunless] valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort and console me.
|Ps 23:5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.
You have anointed and refreshed my head with oil;
My cup overflows.
|Ps 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy and unfailing love shall follow me all the days of my life,
And I shall dwell forever [throughout all my days] in the house and in the presence of the LORD.