Psalms 8. Domine, Dominus noster.
O LORD our Governor, how excellent is thy Name in all the world;
* thou that hast set thy glory above the heavens!
2 Out of the mouth of very babes and sucklings hast thou ordained
strength, because of thine enemies, * that thou mightest still
the enemy and the avenger.
3 When I consider thy heavens, even the work of thy fingers;
* the moon and the stars which thou hast ordained;
4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? * and the son of
man, that thou visitest him?
5 Thou madest him lower than the angels, * to crown him with
glory and worship.
6 Thou makest him to have dominion of the works of thy hands;
* and thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet:
7 All sheep and oxen; * yea, and the beasts of the field;
8 The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea; * and whatsoever
walketh through the paths of the seas.
9 O LORD our Governor, * how excellent is thy Name in all the