Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the
music that accompanies the
words of "The Lord's my Shepherd I'll Not Want", Jessie Seymour Irvine (July 26, 1836-September 2, 1887),
was born in Dunottar, Scotland and
became famous as a composer and musician.
Information about the
Title of Hymn: The Lord's my Shepherd I'll Not Want
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist):
Translator of the Hymn
lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: Jessie Seymour Irvine (July 26, 1836 to
September 2, 1887)
Hymn Category: Wedding Songs
First Line of Hymn: "The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want; He makes me down to lie"
First Publication Date:
The Lord's my Shepherd I'll Not Want Lyrics
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 in death's dark vale,
Yet will I fear no ill:
For thou art with me, and thy rod
And staff me comfort 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.