KJV LexiconFor thou hast made him a little
a little or few (often adverbial or compar.) -- almost (some, very) few(-er, -est), lightly, little (while), (very) small (matter, thing), some, soon, very.
to lack; by implication, to fail, want, lessen -- be abated, bereave, decrease, (cause to) fail, (have) lack, make lower, want.
than the angels
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
and hast crowned
to encircle (for attack or protection); especially to crown -- compass, crown.
him with glory
weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness -- glorious(-ly), glory, honour(-able).
magnificence, i.e. ornament or splendor -- beauty, comeliness, excellency, glorious, glory, goodly, honour, majesty.
Parallel VersesNew 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.
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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