As you are probably well aware of, the Inspired writers of the Christian-Greek Scriptures (Paul, John, Luke, Peter, James, Mark, Matthew, and Jude) quote from the Septuagint (an ancient Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures which began to be translated around 200 years before the time of Christ).
Also, as you are probably aware of, the Septuagint contains many passages of Scripture which are DIFFERENT from the Masoretic Hebrew Text that has been passed down to us today. (Actually there are even different versions of the Septuagint that have been found).
Psalm 16:9-10 (NWT): Therefore my heart does rejoice, and my glory is inclined to be joyful. Also, my own flesh will reside in security. For you will not leave my soul in Sheol. You will not allow your loyal one to see the pit.
Acts 13:35 (NWT): Hence he also says in another psalm, ‘You will not allow your loyal one to see corruption.’
Notice: In the Masoretic Hebrew, Psalm 16 says that the Messiah's body will not see "THE PIT" (which is another term for Gehenna OR Sheol depending on the context), while the Septuagint version which was quoted by the Apostle at Acts 13:35 says that the Messiah's body will not see "CORRUPTION" (which Paul goes on to explain means that Christ's human body would not decay in the grave).
Paul built his entire argument on the SEPTUAGINT version AS OPPOSED TO the Masoretic version that we have today.
If we accept that the Inspired Apostle Paul was indeed Inspired, then we should accept the fact that the Septuagint (at least in this case) was MORE ACCURATE than the Masoretic that we have today.
Psalm 40:6-7 (NWT): Sacrifice and offering you did not delight in; These ears of mine you opened up. Burnt offering and sin offering you did not ask for. In view of that, I said: “Here I have come, In the roll of the book it being written about me.
Hebrews 10:5-7 (NWT): Hence when he comes into the world he says: “‘Sacrifice and offering you did not want, but you prepared a body for me. You did not approve of whole burnt offerings and sin [offering].’ Then I said, ‘Look! I am come (in the roll of the book it is written about me) to do your will, O God.’”
Notice once again, Paul is building his entire argument on the SEPTUAGINT version of Psalm 40:6-7 AS OPPOSED TO the Masoretic Hebrew that we have today. The Masoretic Hebrew of Psalm 40:6-7 says absolutely NOTHING about a body being prepared for the Messiah. Instead, the Masoretic version speaks of his ears being opened.
Again, if we accept that Paul is Inspired, then we should accept that the Septuagint (at least in this case) is MORE ACCURATE than the Masoretic that we have today.
Deuteronomy 32:43 (NWT): Be glad, YOU nations, with his people, For he will avenge the blood of his servants, And he will pay back vengeance to his adversaries And will indeed make atonement for the ground of his people.”
Hebrews 1:6 (NWT): But when he again brings his Firstborn into the inhabited earth, he says: “And let all God’s angels do obeisance to him.”
Notice yet again, that Paul builds his entire argument on the SEPTUAGINT Version AS OPPOSED TO the Masoretic that we have today. The Masoretic Hebrew of Deuteronomy 32:43 says absolutely nothing about angels worshiping God or doing obeisance to the Messiah. However, the Septuagint DOES say all the angels should worship God.
Without the Septuagint, many of Paul's arguments would have failed or would never have been made in the first place.
Therefore, I think it is safe to conclude that in many places (at least in the places where the Septuagint is quoted by the Inspired Apostles and Disciples), that the Septuagint is more accurate than the Masoretic Hebrew that we have today.
So, this would mean that when Paul quoted Psalm 8 and said "He was made a little lower than the angels," Paul was quoting from the MORE ACCURATE Septuagint instead of the Masoretic that we have today which says "He was made a little lower than the gods [or God]".
Since the Inspired Paul quoted Psalm 8 as saying "ANGELS" then it should be safe to say that "ANGELS" is the correct rendering, and "ELOHIM" is NOT the correct rendering.