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The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, [1599], at

Psalms Chapter 8

Psalms 8:2

psa 8:2

Out of the mouth (a) of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.

(a) Though the wicked would hide God's praises, yet the very babes are sufficient witnesses of the same.

Psalms 8:4

psa 8:4

What is (b) man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?

(b) It was sufficient for him to have set forth his glory by the heavens, though he had not come so low as to man who is but dust.

Psalms 8:5

psa 8:5

For thou hast made him a little lower than the (c) angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.

(c) Concerning his first creation.

Psalms 8:7

psa 8:7

All (d) sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field;

(d) By the temporal gifts of man's creation, he is led to consider the benefits which he has by his regeneration through Christ.

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