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What is the Psalm 23 about in the Bible?

What is the Psalm 23 about in the Bible?

Psalms 23. A Psalm of David. 1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.

What is the first line of the psalm of David?

1 (A Psalm of David.) The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.

How many different translations of Psalm 23 are there?

Countless Psalm 23 translations into English have been written. There are also many hymns, poems, and paraphrases that have been inspired by Psalm 23. I have gathered these Psalm 23 translations and other works on Psalm 23 because they are so fruitful for meditation and prayer. I’ve shared them with others on retreat and in groups. Enjoy!

Are there any hymns based on Psalm 23?

These hymns based on the text of Psalm 23 have been sung for hundreds of years in the Church of Jesus Christ. They are early versions of Psalm 23 translations (paraphrases). Not only are these hymns theologically rich they are also heart warming. Even if you don’t know a hymn’s tune, reading it meditatively will make your heart sing!

What is the chief psalm in the Bible?

It is the universal Psalm, the chief Psalm, the pearl of Psalms. 1. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters.

What does the Lord is my shepherd mean in Psalm 23?

The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want Only a shepherd could write Psalm 23, and David was a shepherd. The Lord is the Shepherd of His people and they are His sheep; so David said, “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” In eastern lands, the shepherd goes before his flock—he leads them.

What is the last line of the 23rd Psalm?

In the last two verses of the 23rd Psalm we read: “Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Thou anointest my head with oil, my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever” (Psalm 23:5-6).