Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 23:4

References

Images Psalm 23:4

Context Readings

The Good Shepherd

3 He restores my strength. He leads me down the right paths for the sake of his reputation. 4 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. 5 You prepare a feast before me in plain sight of my enemies. You refresh my head with oil; my cup is completely full.


Cross References

Psalm 3:6

I am not afraid of the multitude of people who attack me from all directions.

Psalm 138:7

Even when I must walk in the midst of danger, you revive me. You oppose my angry enemies, and your right hand delivers me.

Job 10:21-22

before I depart, never to return, to the land of darkness and the deepest shadow,

Psalm 118:6

The Lord is on my side, I am not afraid! What can people do to me?

Micah 7:14

Shepherd your people with your shepherd's rod, the flock that belongs to you, the one that lives alone in a thicket, in the midst of a pastureland. Allow them to graze in Bashan and Gilead, as they did in the old days.

Job 3:5

Let darkness and the deepest shadow claim it; let a cloud settle on it; let whatever blackens the day terrify it!

Luke 1:79

to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace."

2 Timothy 4:22

The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.

Job 24:17

For all of them, the morning is to them like deep darkness; they are friends with the terrors of darkness.

Psalm 14:5

They are absolutely terrified, for God defends the godly.

Isaiah 43:1-2

Now, this is what the Lord says, the one who created you, O Jacob, and formed you, O Israel: "Don't be afraid, for I will protect you. I call you by name, you are mine.

Psalm 27:1-4

By David. The Lord delivers and vindicates me! I fear no one! The Lord protects my life! I am afraid of no one!

Psalm 44:19

Yet you have battered us, leaving us a heap of ruins overrun by wild dogs; you have covered us with darkness.

Psalm 46:1-3

For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.

Psalm 46:11

The Lord who commands armies is on our side! The God of Jacob is our protector! (Selah)

Psalm 110:2

The Lord extends your dominion from Zion. Rule in the midst of your enemies!

Isaiah 8:9-10

You will be broken, O nations; you will be shattered! Pay attention, all you distant lands of the earth! Get ready for battle, and you will be shattered! Get ready for battle, and you will be shattered!

Isaiah 41:10

Don't be afraid, for I am with you! Don't be frightened, for I am your God! I strengthen you -- yes, I help you -- yes, I uphold you with my saving right hand!

Jeremiah 2:6

They did not ask: 'Where is the Lord who delivered us out of Egypt, who brought us through the wilderness, through a land of desert sands and rift valleys, through a land of drought and deep darkness, through a land in which no one travels, and where no one lives?'

Zechariah 8:23

The Lord who rules over all says, 'In those days ten people from all languages and nations will grasp hold of -- indeed, grab -- the robe of one Jew and say, "Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you."'"

Zechariah 11:10

Then I took my staff "Pleasantness" and cut it in two to annul my covenant that I had made with all the people.

Zechariah 11:14

Then I cut the second staff "Binders" in two in order to annul the covenant of brotherhood between Judah and Israel.

Matthew 1:23

"Look! The virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will call him Emmanuel," which means "God with us."

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age."

Acts 18:9-10

The Lord said to Paul by a vision in the night, "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent,

1 Corinthians 15:55-57

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

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