(DB) Psalms 49 : 1 {To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm.} Hear this, all ye peoples; give ear, all inhabitants of the world:
(DB) Psalms 49 : 2 Both men of low and men of high degree, rich and poor alike.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 3 My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding:
(DB) Psalms 49 : 4 I will incline mine ear to a parable, I will open my riddle upon the harp.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 5 Wherefore should I fear in the days of adversity, when the iniquity of my supplanters encompasseth me? --
(DB) Psalms 49 : 6 They depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. ...
(DB) Psalms 49 : 7 None can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him,
(DB) Psalms 49 : 8 (For the redemption of their soul is costly, and must be given up for ever,)
(DB) Psalms 49 : 9 That he should still live perpetually, and not see corruption.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 10 For he seeth that wise men die; all alike, the fool and the brutish perish, and they leave their wealth to others.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 11 Their inward thought is, that their houses are for ever,their dwelling-places from generation to generation: they call the lands after their own names.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 12 Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 13 This their way is their folly, yet they that come after them delight in their sayings. Selah.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 14 Like sheep are they laid in Sheol: Death feedeth on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their comeliness shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for them.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 15 But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol: for he will receive me. Selah.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 16 Be not afraid when a man becometh rich, when the glory of his house is increased:
(DB) Psalms 49 : 17 For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 18 Though he blessed his soul in his lifetime, and men will praise thee when thou doest well to thyself, --
(DB) Psalms 49 : 19 It shall go to the generation of his fathers: they shall never see light.
(DB) Psalms 49 : 20 Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.