Psalm 8 NLT

1 O LORD, our Lord, your majestic name fills the earth! Your glory is higher than the heavens.
2 You have taught children and infants to tell of your strength, silencing your enemies and all who oppose you.

References for Psalms 8:2

    • a 8:2 - Greek version reads to give you praise. Compare Matt 21:16 .
      3 When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers— the moon and the stars you set in place—
      4 what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them?

      References for Psalms 8:4

        • b 8:4 - Hebrew what is man that you should think of him, / the son of man that you should care for him?
          5 Yet you made them only a little lower than God and crowned them with glory and honor.

          References for Psalms 8:5

            • c 8:5 - Or Yet you made them only a little lower than the angels; Hebrew reads Yet you made him [i.e., man] a little lower than Elohim.
            • d 8:5 - Hebrew him [i.e., man]; similarly in 8:6 .
              6 You gave them charge of everything you made, putting all things under their authority—
              7 the flocks and the herds and all the wild animals,
              8 the birds in the sky, the fish in the sea, and everything that swims the ocean currents.
              9 O LORD, our Lord, your majestic name fills the earth!