New Living Translation
Yet you made them only a little lower than God and crowned them with glory and honor.
King James Bible
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and splendour.
World English Bible
For you have made him a little lower than God, and crowned him with glory and honor.
Young's Literal Translation
And causest him to lack a little of Godhead, And with honour and majesty compassest him.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:5 For - Thou hast in Christ mercifully restored man to his primitive estate, wherein he was but one remove below the angels; from which he was fallen by sin. Crowned - Man, fallen and lost man: who is actually restored to glory and dominion in Christ his head and representative, who received this crown and dominion for man's good, and in his stead; which he will in due time communicate to his members. And so the two expositions of this place concerning mankind and concerning Christ, may be reconciled. For he speaks of that honourable estate conferred first upon Christ, and then by his hands upon mankind. But the words more literally rendered are, Thou madest him a little less than God. And hence some have inferred, that man in his original state was the highest of all creatures.
LibraryVarious Experiences in Gospel Work
Soon after I discerned the one body, my brother and I visited St. James, Mo. We had labored there but a short time when Brother Warner and his company came to the town to hold a camp-meeting. When I was first introduced to Brother Warner, he made the remark, "And so you are the sister that wanted to stay in Babylon in order to get wolves to take care of Iambs?" and then broke into a hearty laugh. He referred to my remark that I was going to continue to work with the sects, so that whenever a congregation …
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The Kingdom Undivided
Yet you made them only a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor.
Then God said, "Let us make human beings in our image, to be like us. They will reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, the livestock, all the wild animals on the earth, and the small animals that scurry along the ground."
Your victory brings him great honor, and you have clothed him with splendor and majesty.
I say, 'You are gods; you are all children of the Most High.
He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and tender mercies.
On that day the LORD will defend the people of Jerusalem; the weakest among them will be as mighty as King David! And the royal descendants will be like God, like the angel of the LORD who goes before them!
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