New Living Translation
He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams.
King James Bible
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
Darby Bible Translation
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside still waters.
World English Bible
He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.
Young's Literal Translation
In pastures of tender grass He causeth me to lie down, By quiet waters He doth lead me.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:2 Lie down - To repose myself at noon, as the manner was in those hot countries. Green - Where there is both delight and plenty of provisions.
LibraryChristian Standing and Christian Progress
PHILIPPIANS iii. 12-16 Christian exultation--Christian confidence--"Not in the flesh"--"In Jesus Christ"--The prize in view--No finality in the progress--"Not already perfect"--The recompense of reward--What the prize will be In a certain sense we have completed our study of the first section of the third chapter of the Epistle. But the treatment has been so extremely imperfect, in view of the importance of that section, that a few further remarks must be made. Let us ponder one weighty verse, …
Handley C. G. Moule—Philippian Studies
The Valley of the Shadow of Death. --Psalm xxiii. 4
The Lord the Good Shepherd. --Ps. xxiii.
Mercies Remembered and Anticipated. --Ps. xxiii. 4-6.
For the Lamb on the throne will be their Shepherd. He will lead them to springs of life-giving water. And God will wipe every tear from their eyes."
You feed them from the abundance of your own house, letting them drink from your river of delights.
A river brings joy to the city of our God, the sacred home of the Most High.
You crown the year with a bountiful harvest; even the hard pathways overflow with abundance.
even there your hand will guide me, and your strength will support me.
They will neither hunger nor thirst. The searing sun will not reach them anymore. For the LORD in his mercy will lead them; he will lead them beside cool waters.
Yes, I will give them good pastureland on the high hills of Israel. There they will lie down in pleasant places and feed in the lush pastures of the hills.
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