To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David.
O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set
thy glory above the heavens.||
Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength
because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the
When I consider thy
heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou
(8:3) "Thy heavens, the work of thy fingers"|
God made the heavens with his fingers.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned
him with glory and honour.
Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast
put all things under his feet:
All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field;||
The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth
through the paths of the seas.||
O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!