Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads 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.

American Standard Version

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Images Psalm 23:2

Context Readings

The Good Shepherd

1 Yahweh is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. 3 He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.


Cross References

Psalm 46:4

There is a river, the streams of which make the city of God glad, the holy place of the tents of the Most High.

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne shepherds them, and leads them to springs of waters of life. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes."

Job 34:29

When he gives quietness, who then can condemn? When he hides his face, who then can see him? Alike whether to a nation, or to a man,

Isaiah 30:23

He will give the rain for your seed, with which you will sow the ground; and bread of the increase of the ground will be rich and plentiful. In that day, your livestock will feed in large pastures.

Isaiah 49:9-10

saying to those who are bound, 'Come out!'; to those who are in darkness, 'Show yourselves!' "They shall feed in the ways, and on all bare heights shall be their pasture.

Ezekiel 34:13-14

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 on the mountains of Israel, by the watercourses, and in all the inhabited places of the country.

Revelation 21:6

He said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give freely to him who is thirsty from the spring of the water of life.

Revelation 22:1

He showed me a river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,

Revelation 22:17

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" He who hears, let him say, "Come!" He who is thirsty, let him come. He who desires, let him take the water of life freely.

Isaiah 8:6

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

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