Psalm 8 NAS

The LORD'S Glory and Man's Dignity.

For the choir director; on the Gittith. A Psalm of David.

1 O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth, Who have 1displayed Your splendor above the heavens!

References for Psalms 8:1

2 2From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established 3strength Because of Your adversaries, To make 4the enemy and the revengeful cease.

References for Psalms 8:2

    • b 8:2 - Or "a bulwark"
      3 When I 5consider 6Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The 7moon and the stars, which You have ordained;

      References for Psalms 8:3

        • c 8:3 - Or "see"
        • d 8:3 - Or "appointed, fixed"
          4 8What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him?

          References for Psalms 8:4

            • e 8:4 - Or "remember him"
              5 Yet You have made him a 9little lower than God, And 10You crown him with 11glory and majesty!

              References for Psalms 8:5

                • f 8:5 - Or "the angels;" Heb "Elohim"
                  6 You make him to 12rule over the works of Your hands; You have 13put all things under his feet,

                  References for Psalms 8:6

                  7 All sheep and oxen, And also the beasts of the field,

                  References for Psalms 8:7

                    • g 8:7 - Or "animals"
                      8 The birds of the heavens and the fish of the sea, Whatever passes through the paths of the seas.
                      9 14O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth!

                      References for Psalms 8:9