“The Lord is My Shepherd”
Written around 1000 BC
Text attributed to King David
Language Hebrew (original)
Psalm 23 is the 23rd psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, “The Lord is my Shepherd”. The Book of Psalms is the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament. In the Greek Septuagint version of the Bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 22 in a slightly different numbering system. In Latin, it is known by the incipit, “Dominus reget me”
This empowering pslam is the protective armour we all need to put on in challenging times.