Parallel Verses


The Lord is my Shepherd [to feed, guide, and shield me], I shall not lack.

New American Standard Bible

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

King James Version

{A Psalm of David.} The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Holman Bible

The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack.

International Standard Version

The LORD is the one who is shepherding me; I lack nothing.

A Conservative Version

LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

American Standard Version

Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord takes care of me as his sheep; I will not be without any good thing.

Darby Translation

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Julia Smith Translation

Chanting of David. Jehovah my shepherd, and I shall not want

King James 2000

[A Psalm of David.] The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not lack.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh is my shepherd; I will not lack [for anything].

Modern King James verseion

A Psalm of David. Jehovah is my Shepherd; I shall not want.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A Psalm of David} The LORD is my shepherd; I can want nothing.

NET Bible

A psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, is my shepherd - I shall not want:


A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

World English Bible

Yahweh is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Psalm of David. Jehovah is my shepherd, I do not lack,

Verse Picture


Devotionals about Psalm 23:1

Devotionals containing Psalm 23:1




Images Psalm 23:1

Prayers for Psalm 23:1

Context Readings

From Suffering To Praise

1 The Lord is my Shepherd [to feed, guide, and shield me], I shall not lack. 2 He makes me lie down in [fresh, tender] green pastures; He leads me beside the still and restful waters.

Cross References

Isaiah 40:11

He will feed His flock like a shepherd: He will gather the lambs in His arm, He will carry them in His bosom and will gently lead those that have their young.

John 10:11

I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd risks and lays down His [own] life for the sheep.

Philippians 4:19

And my God will liberally supply ( fill to the full) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 6:33

But seek ( aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness ( His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides.

Psalm 34:9-10

O fear the Lord, you His saints [revere and worship Him]! For there is no want to those who truly revere and worship Him with godly fear.

Ezekiel 34:11-12

For thus says the Lord God: Behold, I, I Myself, will search for My sheep and will seek them out.

Hebrews 13:5-6

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

1 Peter 2:25

For you were going astray like [so many] sheep, but now you have come back to the Shepherd and Guardian ( the Bishop) of your souls.

John 10:14

I am the Good Shepherd; and I know and recognize My own, and My own know and recognize Me -- "

John 10:27-30

The sheep that are My own hear and are listening to My voice; and I know them, and they follow Me.

Romans 8:32

He who did not withhold or spare [even] His own Son but gave Him up for us all, will He not also with Him freely and graciously give us all [other] things?

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a Sun and Shield; the Lord bestows [present] grace and favor and [future] glory (honor, splendor, and heavenly bliss)! No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Ezekiel 34:23-24

And I will raise up over them one Shepherd and He shall feed them, even My Servant David; He shall feed them and He shall be their Shepherd.

Micah 5:2

But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, you are little to be among the clans of Judah; [yet] out of you shall One come forth for Me Who is to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth have been from of old, from ancient days (eternity).

Luke 12:30-32

For all the pagan world is [greedily] seeking these things, and your Father knows that you need them.

Hebrews 13:20

Now may the God of peace [Who is the Author and the Giver of peace], Who brought again from among the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, by the blood [that sealed, ratified] the everlasting agreement (covenant, testament),

1 Peter 5:4

And [then] when the Chief Shepherd is revealed, you will win the conqueror's crown of glory.

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Psalm 78:52

But [God] led His own people forth like sheep and guided them [with a shepherd's care] like a flock in the wilderness.

Psalm 79:13-1

Then we Your people, the sheep of Your pasture, will give You thanks forever; we will show forth and publish Your praise from generation to generation.

Jeremiah 23:3-4

And I will gather the remnant of My flock out of all the countries to which I have driven them and will bring them again to their folds and pastures; and they will be fruitful and multiply.

Jeremiah 31:10

Hear the word of the Lord, O you nations, and declare it in the isles and coastlands far away, and say, He Who scattered Israel will gather him and will keep him as a shepherd keeps his flock.

Micah 5:4

And He shall stand and feed His flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord His God; and they shall dwell [secure], for then shall He be great [even] to the ends of the earth.

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