God’s Glory, Human Dignity
1 Lord, our Lord,
how magnificent is your name throughout the earth!8:1 Is 12:4
You have covered the heavens with your majesty.8:1 Lit earth, which has set your splendor upon the heavens8:1 Ps 113:4; 148:13
you have established a stronghold8:2 LXX reads established praise
on account of your adversaries
in order to silence the enemy and the avenger.
3When I observe your heavens,
the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars,
4what is a human being that you remember him,
5You made him little less than God8:5 LXX reads angels8:5 Or heavenly beings; Hb Elohim
and crowned him with glory and honor.
6You made him ruler over the works of your hands;
7all the sheep and oxen,
as well as the animals in the wild,
8the birds of the sky,
and the fish of the sea
9 Lord, our Lord,
how magnificent is your name throughout the earth!