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1[For the choirmaster On the . . . of Gath Psalm Of David] Yahweh our Lord, how majestic is your namethroughout the world! Whoever keeps singing of your majesty higher than the heavens,
2even through the mouths of children, or of babes in arms, you make him a fortress, firm against yourfoes, to subdue the enemy and the rebel.
3I look up at your heavens, shaped by your fingers, at the moon and the stars you set firm-
4what are human beings that you spare a thought for them, or the child of Adam that you care for him?
5Yet you have made him little less than a god, you have crowned him with glory and beauty,
6made him lord of the works of your hands, put al things under his feet,
7sheep and cattle, all of them, and even the wild beasts,
8birds in the sky, fish in the sea, when he makes his way across the ocean.
9Yahweh our Lord, how majestic your name throughout the world!