Psalm 8 New International Version (NIV)
For the director of music. According to gittith.[b] A psalm of David.
1 Lord, our Lord,
You have set your glory
5 You have made them[d] a little lower than the angels[e]
9 Lord, our Lord,
Psalm 8 The Message (MSG)
A David Psalm
8 God, brilliant Lord,
2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you;
3-4 I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous,
5-8 Yet we’ve so narrowly missed being gods,
9 God, brilliant Lord,
Psalm 8 The Voice (VOICE)
For the worship leader. A song of David accompanied by the harp.[a]
This Davidic psalm based on Genesis 1 celebrates not only God’s majesty as Creator but also the unique place of human beings in His creation.
1 O Eternal, our Lord,
3 When I gaze to the skies and meditate on Your creation—
5 But You placed the son of man just beneath God
9 O Eternal, our Lord,
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