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Psalm 8

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God's glory is magnified by his works, and by his love to man.

For the Chief Musician; on an instrument of Gath. A Psalm by David.

8:1 Yahweh, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth,
who has set your glory above the heavens!

8:2 From the lips of babes and infants you have established strength,
because of your adversaries, that you might silence the enemy and the avenger.

8:3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars, which you have ordained;

8:4 what is man, that you think of him?
What is the son of man, that you care for him?

8:5 For you have made him a little lower than God,
and crowned him with glory and honor.

8:6 You make him ruler over the works of your hands.
You have put all things under his feet:

8:7 All sheep and cattle,
yes, and the animals of the field,

8:8 The birds of the sky, the fish of the sea,
and whatever passes through the paths of the seas.

8:9 Yahweh, our Lord,
how majestic is your name in all the earth!

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