Psalms 8 Commentary

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Psalm 8:1

King David praises God, who is the Essence of Existence and the Master of all Creation.

Psalm 8:2

Though God is all-powerful, He has chosen to use the youngest and weakest creation, Man, to silence His enemy, Satan.

Psalm 8:3-5

When David looks at the beauty and order of God’s creation, he is dumbfounded that God cares about Man, and why He should choose Man, who is younger and weaker than the Angels, to rule over the earth.

Psalm 8:6-9

All of God’s creation was given to Man to rule over, from the animals on land to the fish in the sea. David concludes his psalm by repeating his awe at God’s majesty and mysterious ways.