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Psalm 8 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Jehovah's Glory and Man's Dignity.

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For the Chief Musician; set to the Gittith. A Psalm of David.
O Jehovah, our Lord, How excellent is thy name in all the earth,
Who hast set thy glory upon the heavens!
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Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou established strength,
Because of thine adversaries,
That thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
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When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers,
The moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
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What is man, that thou art mindful of him?
And the son of man, that thou visitest him?
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For thou hast made him but little lower than God,
And crownest him with glory and honor.
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Thou makest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands;
Thou hast put all things under his feet:
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All sheep and oxen,
Yea, and the beasts of the field,
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The birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea,
Whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
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O Jehovah, our Lord,
How excellent is thy name in all the earth!

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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