Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Psalms 8:6


you appoint them to rule over your creation; 1  you have placed 2  everything under their authority, 3 


Ge 1:26,28; Ge 9:2; Ps 110:1; Mt 28:18; 1Co 15:24-27; Eph 1:22; Heb 1:2; Heb 2:8; 1Pe 3:22

NET © Notes

tn Heb “you cause [i.e., “permit, allow”] him to rule over the works of your hands.”

tn The perfect verbal form probably has a present perfect nuance here. It refers to the continuing effects of God’s original mandate (see Gen 1:26-30).

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.

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