1 O Lord, our Lord, your greatness is seen in all the world! Your praise reaches up to the heavens;
2 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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3 When I look at the sky, which you have made, at the moon and the stars, which you set in their places -
4 what are human beings, that you think of them; 2 mere mortals, that you care for them?

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5 Yet you made them inferior only to yourself; 3 you crowned them with glory and honor.

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    • a 8:5 - yourself; [or] the gods, [or] the angels.
      6 You appointed them rulers over everything you made; 4 you placed them over all creation:

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      7 sheep and cattle, and the wild animals too;
      8 the birds and the fish and the creatures in the seas.
      9 O Lord, our Lord, your greatness is seen in all the world!