8 Our Lord and Ruler, your name is wonderful everywhere on earth! You let your glory be seen[b] in the heavens above. 2 With praises from children and from tiny infants, you have built a fortress. It makes your enemies silent, and all who turn against you are left speechless.
3 I often think of the heavens your hands have made, and of the moon and stars you put in place. 4 Then I ask, “Why do you care about us humans? Why are you concerned for us weaklings?” 5 You made us a little lower than you yourself,[c] and you have crowned us with glory and honor.
6 You let us rule everything your hands have made. And you put all of it under our power— 7 the sheep and the cattle, and every wild animal, 8 the birds in the sky, the fish in the sea, and all ocean creatures.
9 Our Lord and Ruler, your name is wonderful everywhere on earth!
Psalm 8leader: The Hebrew text adds “according to the gittith,” which may refer to either a musical instrument or a tune.
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