“Angels” or “God” in Psalm 8:5?
"4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? 5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour." (Psalm 8:4-5, KJV)
The KJV translates "אלהים (elohiym)" at Psalm 8:5 as "angels". The NASB and NRSV translate "אלהים (elohiym)" in Psalm 8:5 as "God". Although "אלהים (elohiym)" can be translated in several ways, and is translated "God" in most places, it is inexcusable to translate it as anything but "angels" at Psalm 8:5. The author of Hebrews at Hebrews 2:7 quoted this psalm, translating “אלהים (elohiym)” as “αγγελος (angelos)”, which means “angels.” Surely there is no excuse to depart from the meaning chosen by the inspired author of New Testament Scripture.
Read more articles from: The King James Version is Demonstrably Inerrant