The Lord , the Psalmist’s Shepherd.

1 A Psalm of David.
The Lord is my (A)shepherd,
I (a)shall (B)not want.
He makes me lie down in (C)green pastures;
He (D)leads me beside (b)(E)quiet waters.
He (F)restores my soul;
He (G)guides me in the (c)(H)paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.
Even though I (I)walk through the (d)valley of the shadow of death,
I (J)fear no (e)evil, for (K)You are with me;
Your (L)rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
You (M)prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
You (f)have (N)anointed my head with oil;
My (O)cup overflows.
(g)Surely (P)goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life,
And I will (h)(Q)dwell in the house of the Lord (i)forever.


a. Psalm 23:1: ['Or ', do]
b. Psalm 23:2: ['Lit ', waters of rest]
c. Psalm 23:3: ['Lit ', tracks]
d. Psalm 23:4: ['Or ', valley of deep darkness]
e. Psalm 23:4: ['Or ', harm]
f. Psalm 23:5: ['Or ', anoint]
g. Psalm 23:6: ['Or ', Only]
h. Psalm 23:6: ['Another reading is ', return to]
i. Psalm 23:6: ['Lit ', for length of days]

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