For the director of music. According to gittith. A psalm of David.

1 abLORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens.

References for Psalms 8:1

    • q 8:1 - In Hebrew texts 8:1-9 is numbered 8:2-10.
    • r 8:1 - Title: Probably a musical term
      2 Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.
      3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place,
      4 what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?c

      References for Psalms 8:4

        • s 8:4 - Or "what is a human being that you are mindful of him," / "a son of man that you care for him?"
          5 You have made themd a little lower than the angelseand crowned themf with glory and honor.

          References for Psalms 8:5

            • t 8:5 - Or "him"
            • u 8:5 - Or "than God"
            • v 8:5 - Or "him"
              6 You made them rulers over the works of your hands; you put everything under theirg feet:

              References for Psalms 8:6

              7 all flocks and herds, and the animals of the wild,

              References for Psalms 8:7

              8 the birds in the sky, and the fish in the sea, all that swim the paths of the seas.

              References for Psalms 8:8

              9 LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!

              References for Psalms 8:9

                • 19 8:9 - ver 1