The Lord's my Shepherd - Crimmond

The 23rd psalm has been set to a wide variety of tunes.

This translation from the Scottish Psalter of 1650, set to Jessie Seymour Irvine's tune CRIMOND (meter, is particularly well-known.

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The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want,
He makes me down to lie, in pastures green;
He leadeth me the quiet waters by.

My soul he doth restore again,
And me to walk doth make
Within the paths of righteousness,
E’en for his own name’s sake.

Yea, though I walk through death’s dark vale,
Yet will I fear no ill;
For thou art with me, and thy rod
And staff me comfort me still.

My table thou hast furnished
In presence of my foes;
My head thou dost with oil anoint,
And my cup overflows.

Goodness and mercy all my life
Shall surely follow me;
And in God’s house for evermore
My dwelling-place shall be.

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