Psalm 8 CEB

Psalm 8

For the music leader. According to the Gittith. A psalm of David.

1 aLORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name throughout the earth! You made your glory higher than heaven!b

References for Psalms 8:1

    • k 8:1 - Perhaps the name of an instrument (Tg) or melody. LXX <i>About the winepresses; </i>or <i>About the Gittite</i>; also in Pss 81 and 84
    • l 8:1 - Correction; Heb uncertain
      2 From the mouths of nursing babies you have laid a strong foundation because of your foes, in order to stop vengeful enemies.
      3 When I look up at your skies, at what your fingers made— the moon and the stars that you set firmly in place—
      4 what are human beings that you think about them; what are human beings that you pay attention to them?
      5 You've made them only slightly less than divine, crowning them with glory and grandeur.
      6 You've let them rule over your handiwork, putting everything under their feet—
      7 all sheep and all cattle, the wild animals too,
      8 the birds in the sky, the fish of the ocean, everything that travels the pathways of the sea.
      9 LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name throughout the earth!