3 When I look up at the heavens, which your fingers made, and see the moon and the stars, which you set in place, 4 Of what importance is the human race, that you should notice them? Of what importance is mankind, that you should pay attention to them? 5 You made them a little less than the heavenly beings. You crowned mankind with honor and majesty. 6 you appoint them to rule over your creation; you have placed everything under their authority, 7 including all the sheep and cattle, as well as the wild animals,
7 “If I cry out, ‘Violence!’ I receive no answer; I cry for help, but there is no justice. 8 He has blocked my way so I cannot pass and has set darkness over my paths. 9 He has stripped me of my honorand has taken the crown off my head. 10 He tears me down on every side until I perish; he uproots my hope like an uprooted tree. 11 Thus his anger burns against me, and he considers me among his enemies.
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