Psalm 8 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 <Unto the end, for the presses: a psalm for David.> (8-2) O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is thy name in the whole earth! For thy magnificence is elevated above the heavens. 1 O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.
2 (8-3) Out of the mouth of infants and of sucklings thou hast perfected praise, because of thy enemies, that thou mayst destroy the enemy and the avenger. 2 From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise because of your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.
3 (8-4) For I will behold thy heavens, the works of thy fingers: the moon and the stars which thou hast founded. 3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
4 (8-5) What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him? 4 what is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?
5 (8-6) Thou hast made him a little less than the angels, thou hast crowned him with glory and honour: 5 You made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor.
6 (8-7) And hast set him over the works of thy hands. 6 You made him ruler over the works of your hands; you put everything under his feet:
7 (8-8) Thou hast subjected all things under his feet, all sheep and oxen: moreover, the beasts also of the fields. 7 all flocks and herds, and the beasts of the field,
8 (8-9) The birds of the air, and the fishes of the sea, that pass through the paths of the sea. 8 the birds of the air, and the fish of the sea, all that swim the paths of the seas.
9 (8-10) O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is thy name in the whole earth! 9 O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!