Psalm 8
Good News Translation

God's Glory and Human Dignity+

1O Lord, our Lord,

your greatness is seen in all the world!

Your praise reaches up to the heavens;

2 it is sung by children and babies.

You are safe and secure from all your enemies;

you stop anyone who opposes you.

3When I look at the sky, which you have made,

at the moon and the stars, which you set in their places—

4 what are human beings, that you think of them;

mere mortals, that you care for them?

5 Yet you made them inferior only to yourself;+

you crowned them with glory and honor.

6 You appointed them rulers over everything you made;

you placed them over all creation:

7sheep and cattle, and the wild animals too;

8the birds and the fish

and the creatures in the seas.

9O Lord, our Lord,

your greatness is seen in all the world!


HEBREW TITLE: A psalm by David.
8.5: yourself; or the gods, or the angels.

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