Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside still waters.

New American Standard Bible

He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.

King James Version

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

Holman Bible

He lets me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside quiet waters.

International Standard Version

He causes me to lie down in pastures of green grass; he guides me beside quiet waters.

A Conservative Version

He makes me to lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.

Amplified

He makes me lie down in [fresh, tender] green pastures; He leads me beside the still and restful waters.

Darby Translation

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside still waters.

Julia Smith Translation

He will cause me to lie down in pastures of tender grass: he will lead me to the water of rest

King James 2000

He makes me to lie down in green pastures: he leads me beside the still waters.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In grassy pastures he makes me lie down; by quiet waters he leads me.

Modern King James verseion

He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He feedeth me in a green pasture, and leadeth me forth beside the waters of comfort.

NET Bible

He takes me to lush pastures, he leads me to refreshing water.

New Heart English Bible

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.

Webster

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

World English Bible

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.

Youngs Literal Translation

In pastures of tender grass He causeth me to lie down, By quiet waters He doth lead me.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 23:2

References

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Images Psalm 23:2

Context Readings

The Good Shepherd

1 Jehovah is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: He guideth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.


Cross References

Psalm 46:4

There is a river, the streams whereof make glad the city of God, The holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb that is in the midst of the throne shall be their shepherd, and shall guide them unto fountains of waters of life: and God shall wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Job 34:29

When he giveth quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? Alike whether it be done unto a nation, or unto a man:

Isaiah 30:23

And he will give the rain for thy seed, wherewith thou shalt sow the ground; and bread of the increase of the ground, and it shall be fat and plenteous. In that day shall thy cattle feed in large pastures;

Isaiah 49:9-10

saying to them that are bound, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Show yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture.

Ezekiel 34:13-14

And I will bring them out from the peoples, and gather them from the countries, and will bring them into their own land; and I will feed them upon the mountains of Israel, by the watercourses, and in all the inhabited places of the country.

Revelation 21:6

And he said unto me, They are come to pass. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Revelation 22:1

And he showed me a river of water of life, bright as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,

Revelation 22:17

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And he that heareth, let him say, Come. And he that is athirst, let him come: he that will, let him take the water of life freely.

Isaiah 8:6

Forasmuch as this people have refused the waters of Shiloah that go softly, and rejoice in Rezin and Remaliah's son;

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