Good News Translation (GNB)
8

God's Glory and Human DignityPs 8 Hebrew title: A psalm by David.

81O LORD, our Lord,

your greatness is seen in all the world!

Your praise reaches up to the heavens;

2

8.2:
Mt 21.16
it is sung by children and babies.

You are safe and secure from all your enemies;

you stop anyone who opposes you.

3When I look at the sky, which you have made,

at the moon and the stars, which you set in their places —

4

8.4:
Job 7.17–18
Ps 144.3
Heb 2.6–8
what are human beings, that you think of them;

mere mortals, that you care for them?

5Yet you made them inferior only to yourself;8.5 yourself; or the gods, or the angels.

you crowned them with glory and honour.

6

8.6:
1 Cor 15.27
Eph 1.22
Heb 2.8
You appointed them rulers over everything you made;

you placed them over all creation:

7sheep and cattle, and the wild animals too;

8the birds and the fish

and the creatures in the seas.

9O LORD, our Lord,

your greatness is seen in all the world!