Psalm 8 TNIV

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

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

References for Psalms 8:1

2 Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold4 against your enemies, to silence the foe5 and the avenger.

References for Psalms 8:2

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,

References for Psalms 8:3

4 what are mere mortals that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?a9

References for Psalms 8:4

    • a 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 themb a little lower than the heavenly beingsc10 and crowned themd with glory and honor.11

      References for Psalms 8:5

        • b 8:5 - Or "him"
        • c 8:5 - Or "than God"
        • d 8:5 - Or "him"
          6 You made them rulers12 over the works of your hands;13 you put everything under theire feet:1415

          References for Psalms 8:6

            • e 8:6 - Or "made him ruler . . . ; / . . . his"
              7 all flocks and herds,16 and the animals of the wild,17

              References for Psalms 8:7

              8 the birds in the sky, and the fish in the sea,18 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!19

              References for Psalms 8:9

                • 19 8:9 - ver 1