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International Standard Version

Even when I walk through a valley of deep darkness, I will not be afraid because you are with me. Your rod and your staff they comfort me.

New American Standard Bible

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

King James Version

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Holman Bible

Even when I go through the darkest valley,
I fear no danger,
for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff—they comfort me.

A Conservative Version

Yea, tho I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou are with me, thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.

American Standard Version

Yea, thou I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.

Amplified

Yes, though I walk through the [deep, sunless] valley of the shadow of death, I will fear or dread no evil, for You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort me.

Darby Translation

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff shall comfort me.

Julia Smith Translation

Also if I shall go into the valley of the shadow of death, I shall not be afraid of evil, for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they will comfort me.

King James 2000

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even when I walk in a dark valley, I fear no evil because you [are] with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me

Modern King James verseion

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me: thy rod and thy staff comfort me.

NET Bible

Even when I must walk through the darkest valley, I fear no danger, for you are with me; your rod and your staff reassure me.

New Heart English Bible

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, though I walk through a valley death-shadowed, I will fear no harm, for, thou, art with me, Thy rod and thy staff, they, comfort me.

Webster

Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shades of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

World English Bible

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Also -- when I walk in a valley of death-shade, I fear no evil, for Thou art with me, Thy rod and Thy staff -- they comfort me.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 23:4

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Images Psalm 23:4

Context Readings

The Good Shepherd

3 He revives my life; he leads me in pathways that are righteous for the sake of his name. 4 Even when I walk through a valley of deep darkness, I will not be afraid because you are with me. Your rod and your staff they comfort me. 5 You prepare a table before me, even in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.


Cross References

Psalm 3:6

I will not fear multitudes of people, who set themselves against me on every side.

Psalm 138:7

Though I walk straight into trouble, you preserve my life, stretching out your hand to fight the vehemence of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me.

Job 10:21-22

before I go, never to return, leaving for the land of deep darkness and shadow.

Psalm 118:6

The LORD is with me. I will not be afraid. What can people do to me?

Micah 7:14

Use your rod to shepherd your people, the flock that belongs to you, that lives alone in the forest of Carmel. Let them find pasture in Bashan and Gilead, as they did long ago.

Job 3:5

Let darkness and deep gloom reclaim it; let clouds settle down on it; let blackness in mid-day terrify it.

Luke 1:79

to shine on those who sit in darkness and in death's shadow, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

2 Timothy 4:22

May the Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with all of you! Amen.

Job 24:17

As a group, deep darkness is their morning time; fear that lives in darkness is their friend."

Psalm 14:5

There they are seized with terror, because God is with those who are righteous.

Isaiah 43:1-2

But now this is what the LORD says, the one who created you, Jacob, the one who formed you, Israel: "Do not be afraid, because I've redeemed you. I've called you by name; you are mine.

Psalm 27:1-4

The LORD is my light and my salvation whom will I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom will I be afraid?

Psalm 44:19

Nevertheless, you crushed us in the lair of jackals, and covered us in deep darkness.

Psalm 46:1-3

God is our refuge and strength, a great help in times of distress.

Psalm 46:11

The LORD of the heavenly armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Interlude To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.

Psalm 110:2

When the LORD extends your mighty scepter from Zion, rule in the midst of your enemies.

Isaiah 8:9-10

"Band together, you nations, but be shattered! Listen, all you distant countries! Strap on your armor, but be shattered.

Isaiah 41:10

Don't be afraid, because I'm with you; don't be anxious, because I am your God. I keep on strengthening you; I'm truly helping you. I'm surely upholding you with my victorious right hand."

Jeremiah 2:6

"They didn't ask, "Where is the LORD who brought us up from the land of Egypt, who led us through the wilderness, through the land of desert and pits, through the land of dryness and deep darkness, a land that people don't pass through, and where no one lives?'

Zechariah 8:23

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "In the future, ten men speaking all the languages of the nations will grab hold of one Jewish person by the hem of his garment and say, "Let us go up to Jerusalem with you, because we heard that God is with you."'"

Zechariah 11:10

Then I took the staff that I had named "Pleasant" and broke it, showing I was breaking my covenant that I had made with all of the people.

Zechariah 11:14

So I took the 30 shekels of silver and threw them into the treasury of the Temple of the LORD. Then I broke my second staff the one I had named "Union" - breaking the union between the house of Judah and the house of Israel.

Matthew 1:23

"See, a virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel,"

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to obey everything that I've commanded you. And remember, I am with you each and every day until the end of the age."

Acts 18:9-10

One night, the Lord told Paul in a vision, "Stop being afraid to speak out! Don't remain silent!

1 Corinthians 15:55-57

"Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?"

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