Psalm 8 - For the director of music. A psalm of David. Psalm 8 For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be accompanied by a stringed instrument. You just need to get out of the way and let people see it! In this case, the author is David, and he’s reflecting on nature. 8 God, brilliant Lord,    yours is a household name. And in particular he’s meditating on man’s place in relation to nature. A psalm of David. All rights reserved worldwide. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. Psalm 8 describes the admiration of the glory and greatness of God, of which we are all … A David Psalm. To try to comment on verse 1 is kind of like commenting on the splendor of the Grand Canyon. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 1 O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name … Both mean small children but the first denotes those who are somewhat the older of the two. Your glory is higher than the heavens. According to gittith. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. According to gittith. David begins with the exclamation, “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth, who have displayed Your sp… Apr 8, 2007. A David PsalmGod, brilliant Lord,yours is a household name.Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you;toddlers shout the songsThat drown out enemy talk,and silence atheist babble.-4I look up at your ma But the psalm does not begin by talking about man. The God who made all things is the only one worthy of the name that is majestic in all the earth (vv.1, 9). Keep your mouth shut, and let your heart do the talking. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. The Message Bible Psalm 8 1 God, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. H1732 O LORD H3068 our Lord, H113 how excellent H117 is thy name H8034 in all the earth! But Psalm 8 is unique in at least two ways. The quotation Jesus made is in Psalm 8:2, and in both places the words babes and suck-lings have about the same meaning. The psalms that immediately … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 8" 5 You have made them[d] a little lower than the angels[e](J)    and crowned them[f] with glory and honor. Then I look at my micro-self and wonder,Why do you bother with us? (C)2 Through the praise of children and infants    you have established a stronghold(D) against your enemies,    to silence the foe(E) and the avenger.3 When I consider your heavens,(F)    the work of your fingers,(G)the moon and the stars,(H)    which you have set in place,4 what is mankind that you are mindful of them,    human beings that you care for them?[c](I). First, it is the first hymn one encounters when reading the Psalms straight through. S Ex 8:19; S 1Ch 16:26; S 2Ch 2:12; Ps 102:25, S Job 10:3; Ps 19:1; 102:25; 145:10; Isa 26:12; 29:23; 45:11; Heb 1:10, S 1Ki 5:3; 1Co 15:25, 27*; Eph 1:22; Heb 2:6-8*. 8 the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, whatever passes along the paths of the seas. LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! David, the author, never calls the reader to actually do anything. In Hebrew texts 8:1-9 is numbered 8:2-10. INTRODUCTION: Last Sunday we began a new message series on “God’s Good Creation.” Last week we looked at the goodness of God’s creation from Genesis 1. Psalm 8 declares that there is only one Yahweh. Psalm 8 – The Glory of God in Creation. Psalm 8 is the eighth psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!". O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! A David Psalm GOD, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. This Psalm of David begins and ends with the same phrase, “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth” (ESV). Why take a second look our way? The Message Update. Psalm 8 1 God, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Scripture: Psalm 8. Moon and stars mounted in their settings. 9 God, brilliant Lord,    your name echoes around the world. You put us in charge of your handcrafted world. Psalms chapter 8 KJV (King James Version) 1 (To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David.) God, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. 2 A Psalm of David. Like Psalms 81 and 84, this psalm opens with a direction to the chief musician to perform upon the gittit or gittith, which either refers to a musical instrument, a style of performance, or alludes to per Title: To the chief Musician upon Gittith. He listens the split second I call to him. 8 God, brilliant Lord,    yours is a household name. Why take a second look our way? Psalm 8. Romans 8:17-23. You have set your glory in the heavens. It frames the content of the Psalm in the praise of the majesty of God. 1 Lord, our Lord,    how majestic is your name(A) in all the earth! The Message Large-Print Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, green, The Message Canvas Bible: Coloring and Journaling the Story of God, Leather-Look, Gold Leaf, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Brown/Saddle Tan Leather-Look. What is man, so mean a creature, that he should be thus honoured! Then I look at my micro-self and wonder,Why do you bother with us? Its authorship is traditionally assigned to King David. Psalm 8 Commentary: Psalm 8 is a reflective or meditative psalm. (Psalm 8:1 NET). Moon and stars mounted in their settings. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 3-4 I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous,    your handmade sky-jewelry,Moon and stars mounted in their settings. That is why this glorious Psalm about man is even more so a Psalm about God. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 5-8 Yet we’ve so narrowly missed being gods,    bright with Eden’s dawn light.You put us in charge of your handcrafted world,    repeated to us your Genesis-charge,Made us lords of sheep and cattle,    even animals out in the wild,Birds flying and fish swimming,    whales singing in the ocean deeps. It is perfectly under his control. The title of this psalm reads, To the Chief Musician. Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songsThat drown out enemy tal You put us in charge of your handcrafted world. 3-4 I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous,    your handmade sky-jewelry,Moon and stars mounted in their settings. You have set your glory in the heavens. Psalm 8:1 - NIV: LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory in the heavens. The Vatican submitted the text of Psalm 8, making it the first Biblical text to reach the moon. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you;    toddlers shout the songsThat drown out enemy talk,    and silence atheist babble. 8 God, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. There are many examples of this type of psalm in the book of Psalms (for example, Psalms 93, 136, 150). Whole Psalm. The Peculiar Mark of Majesty, Part 2 Easter Sunday. Scripture: Psalms 8:3-9, Galatians 5:19-20, Ecclesiastes 2:10-11, Luke 8:14, Proverbs 21:17, Philippians 4:8 (view more) (view less) Denomination: Brethren Jesus Among Secular Gods, Part 2 - Has Science Disproven Christianity Series 9 O L ord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. According to gittith.#Title: Probably a musical term A psalm of David. In Latin, it is known as "Domine Dominus noster". John Piper Apr 8, 2007 0 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about … 4-5 Complain if you must, but don’t lash out. Psalm 8#In Hebrew texts 8:1-9 is numbered 8:2-10.For the director of music. so sinful a creature, that he should be thus favoured! The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; Psalm 145:1 David's Psalm of praise. Theme: A messianic psalm emphasizing the humanity of Christ and His ultimate victory as man. (K)6 You made them rulers(L) over the works of your hands;(M)    you put everything under their[g] feet:(N)7 all flocks and herds,(O)    and the animals of the wild,(P)8 the birds in the sky,    and the fish in the sea,(Q)    all that swim the paths of the seas. how majestic is your name in all the earth! A Psalm of David.It indicates the audience of the psalm (the Chief Musician), the author of the psalm (of David) and the sound of the psalm (the instrument of Gath). I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous, your handmade sky-jewelry, Moon and stars mounted in their settings. The Psalm is the eighth psalm of the Book of Psalm, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, “O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! It begins with a celebration of the surpassing majesty of God." On the instrument of Gath. 3 I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous, your handmade sky-jewelry, Moon and stars mounted in their settings. Then I look at my micro-self and wonder, Why do you bother with us? Psalm 8:4(NASB) Verse Thoughts As he contemplated the vast expanse of God's glorious creative handiwork, where by the might of His power and the wisdom God … A psalm of David. 9 God, brilliant Lord,    your name echoes around the world. God's Glory and Man's Honor 8 1 God, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. In this psalm David speaks of the glory of God, and how the glory of man and his destiny reflect upon God. Psalm 63:1 A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. Font Size. You have set your glory in the heavens. And we saw that the fact that God created all things good is what we call a foundational principle. Psalm 8 is a hymn of praise. Words really can’t do it justice. You have set your glory(B)    in the heavens. That just means, the author wrote it to reflect and meditate on something. 5-8 Yet we’ve so narrowly missed being gods,    bright with Eden’s dawn light.You put us in charge of your handcrafted world,    repeated to us your Genesis-charge,Made us lords of sheep and cattle,    even animals out in the wild,Birds flying and fish swimming,    whales singing in the ocean deeps. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you;    toddlers shout the songsThat drown out enemy talk,    and silence atheist babble. Psalm 8—Repair of man comes through man. It lays the foundation for everything that follows. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 9 Lord, our Lord,    how majestic is your name in all the earth!(R). Psalm 8 - For the director of music. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs That drown out … Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. This short Psalm is unique. In the use of this Psalm, then, we anticipate that victory, and in the praise we thus celebrate, we go on from strength to strength, till, with him who is our glorious Head, we appear in Zion before God. W. Wilson, D.D., in loc. Scripture: Psalm 8. One of the dominant messages of the Scriptures is that the Lord God is sovereign over his creation. Lord, our Lord,how majestic is your name in all th John Piper Apr 1, 2007 46 Shares Sermon. Psalm 8:9 O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! The creation reflects his glory because it is his handiwork. I Will Recount Your Wonderful Deeds 1 To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. Psalms 8:1 [To the chief Musician H5329 upon Gittith, H1665 A Psalm H4210 of David.] Who got picked by God! LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Commentary on Psalm 8:3-9 (Read Psalm 8:3-9) We are to consider the heavens, that man thus may be directed to set his affections on things above. 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