Psalm 8:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Yet You have madeוַתְּחַסְּרֵ֣הוּ
(vat·te·chas·se·re·hu)
2637: to lack, need, be lacking, decreasea prim. root
him a littleמְּ֭עַט
(me·'at)
4592: a little, fewness, a fewfrom maat
lower 
 
2637: to lack, need, be lacking, decreasea prim. root
than 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
God,מֵאֱלֹהִ֑ים
(me·'e·lo·him;)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
And You crownתְּעַטְּרֵֽהוּ׃
(te·'at·te·re·hu.)
5849b: to crowndenominative verb from atarah
him with gloryוְכָבֹ֖וד
(ve·cha·vo·vd)
3519b: abundance, honor, gloryfrom kabad
and majesty!וְהָדָ֣ר
(ve·ha·dar)
1926: an ornament, honor, splendorfrom hadar







KJV Lexicon
For thou hast made him a little
m`at  (meh-at')
a little or few (often adverbial or compar.) -- almost (some, very) few(-er, -est), lightly, little (while), (very) small (matter, thing), some, soon, very.
lower
chacer  (khaw-sare')
to lack; by implication, to fail, want, lessen -- be abated, bereave, decrease, (cause to) fail, (have) lack, make lower, want.
than the angels
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
and hast crowned
`atar  (aw-tar')
to encircle (for attack or protection); especially to crown -- compass, crown.
him with glory
kabowd  (kaw-bode')
weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness -- glorious(-ly), glory, honour(-able).
and honour
hadar  (haw-dawr')
magnificence, i.e. ornament or splendor -- beauty, comeliness, excellency, glorious, glory, goodly, honour, majesty.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty!

King James Bible
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You made him little less than God and crowned him with glory and honor.

International Standard Version
You made him a little less than divine, but you crowned him with glory and honor.

NET Bible
and make them a little less than the heavenly beings? You grant mankind honor and majesty;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You made him a little lower than the Angels; you have clothed him in honor and in glory.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You have made him a little lower than yourself. You have crowned him with glory and honor.

King James 2000 Bible
For you have made him a little lower than the angels, and have crowned him with glory and honor.
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