1Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in the whole earth! You have made your glory higher than the heavens.2You have made sure that children and infants praise you. You have done it because of your enemies. You have done it to put a stop to their talk.3I think about the heavens. I think about what your fingers have created. I think about the moon and stars that you have set in place.4What is a human being that you think about him? What is a son of man that you take care of him?5You made him a little lower than the heavenly beings. You placed on him a crown of glory and honor.6You made human beings the rulers over all that your hands have created. You put everything under their control.7They rule over all flocks and herds and over the wild animals.8They rule over the birds of the air and over the fish in the ocean. They rule over everything that swims in the oceans.9Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in the whole earth!
English Standard Version
How Majestic Is Your Name
1To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. (Ex 34:5; Ps 81:1; Ps 84:1; Ps 113:4; Ps 148:13; Isa 12:4)2Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger. (Ps 44:16; Jer 16:19; Mt 11:25; Mt 21:16; 1Co 1:27)3When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, (Ge 1:16; Ex 8:19; Ex 31:18; Ps 111:2)4what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him? (Ge 8:1; Ge 21:1; Ge 50:24; Job 7:17; Job 25:6; Ps 65:9; Ps 80:17; Ps 144:3; Heb 2:6)5Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor. (Ge 1:26; Ps 21:5)6You have given him dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet, (Ge 1:26; Ge 1:28; Mt 28:18; 1Co 15:27)7all sheep and oxen, and also the beasts of the field,8the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, whatever passes along the paths of the seas.9O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!