8:7 including all the sheep and cattle,
as well as the wild animals, 4
8:8 the birds in the sky, the fish in the sea
and everything that moves through the currents 5 of the seas.
1 tn Heb “you cause [i.e., “permit, allow”] him to rule over the works of your hands.”
3 tn Heb “under his feet.”
sn Placed everything under their authority. This verse affirms that mankind rules over God’s creation as his vice-regent. See Gen 1:26-30.
4 tn Heb “and also the beasts of the field.”
5 tn Heb “paths.”