O Lord, our Lord, your greatness is seen in all the world! Your praise reaches up to the heavens;
it is sung by children and babies. 1 You are safe and secure from all your enemies; you stop anyone who opposes you.
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When I look at the sky, which you have made, at the moon and the stars, which you set in their places -
what are human beings, that you think of them; 2 mere mortals, that you care for them?
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Yet you made them inferior only to yourself; 3 you crowned them with glory and honor.
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You appointed them rulers over everything you made; 4 you placed them over all creation:
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sheep and cattle, and the wild animals too;
the birds and the fish and the creatures in the seas.
O Lord, our Lord, your greatness is seen in all the world!