Psalm 8:1-8 NIV

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

1 O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name1 in all the earth! You have set your glory2 above the heavens.3

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2 From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praisea4 because of your enemies, to silence the foe5 and the avenger.

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3 When I consider your heavens,6 the work of your fingers,7 the moon and the stars,8 which you have set in place,

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4 what is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?9

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5 You made him a little lower than the heavenly beingsb10 and crowned him with glory and honor.11

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    • b 8:5 - Or "than God"
      6 You made him ruler12 over the works of your hands;13 you put everything under his feet:1415

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      7 all flocks and herds,16 and the beasts of the field,17

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      8 the birds of the air, and the fish of the sea,18 all that swim the paths of the seas.

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