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Psalm 8

Psalm 8 is the 8th psalm from the Book of Psalms. Its authorship is traditionally assigned to king David. The gittis in the psalm is described as a musical instrument.

According to The Artscroll Tehillim page 12, the message in the psalm is that one's talents are gifts from God, and they should be used in the service of God.[1]

According to The Summarized Bible by K. L. Brooks, the contents of the psalm are a "Meditation on the majesty of God’s works and the insignificance of man."[2]

Uses

Judaism

Christianity

  • Verse 2 is quoted by Jesus in Matthew 21:16 in reference to children praising him in the temple.
  • Verses 4-6 are quoted in Hebrews 2:6-8 in reference to Jesus' incarnation.

References

  1. ^ The Artscroll Tehillim page 12
  2. ^ The Summarized Bible by K. L. Brooks, Psalm 8 Contents
  3. ^ The Artscroll Tehillim page 329
  4. ^ The Artscroll Tehillim page 329
  5. ^ The Complete Artscroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah page 489


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