Psalm 49:17 For when he dies he will carry nothing away; His glory will not descend after him.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For when he dies he will carry nothing away; His glory will not descend after him.

King James Version

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

Holman Bible

For when he dies, he will take nothing at all; his wealth will not follow him down.

International Standard Version

When he dies, he will not be able to take it all with him his possessions will not follow him to the grave,

A Conservative Version

For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.

American Standard Version

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away; His glory shall not descend after him.

Amplified

For when he dies he will carry nothing away; his glory will not descend after him.

Bible in Basic English

For at his death, he will take nothing away; his glory will not go down after him.

Darby Translation

For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for in his death he shall carry nothing away; nor shall his glory descend after him.

Julia Smith Translation

For not in his dying shall he take anything: his honor shall not go down after him.

King James 2000

For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because when he dies he will not take [away] any [of it]. His wealth will not follow down after him.

Modern King James verseion

for when he dies he shall take nothing away; his glory shall not go down after him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for he shall carry nothing away with him when he dieth, neither shall his pomp follow him.

NET Bible

For he will take nothing with him when he dies; his wealth will not follow him down into the grave.

New Heart English Bible

For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.

The Emphasized Bible

For, when he dieth, he shall take, nothing, his glory shall not descend after him;

Webster

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

World English Bible

For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.

Youngs Literal Translation

For at his death he receiveth nothing, His honour goeth not down after him.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

16 Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich, When the glory of his house is increased; 17 For when he dies he will carry nothing away; His glory will not descend after him. 18 Though while he lives he congratulates himself-- And though men praise you when you do well for yourself--


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:7

For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either.

Job 27:19

"He lies down rich, but never again; He opens his eyes, and it is no longer.

Job 1:21

He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."

Psalm 17:14

From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

As he had come naked from his mother's womb, so will he return as he came He will take nothing from the fruit of his labor that he can carry in his hand.

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its throat and opened its mouth without measure; And Jerusalem's splendor, her multitude, her din of revelry and the jubilant within her, descend into it.

Isaiah 10:3

Now what will you do in the day of punishment, And in the devastation which will come from afar? To whom will you flee for help? And where will you leave your wealth?

Luke 12:20

"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'

Luke 16:24

"And he cried out and said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.'

1 Corinthians 15:43

it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power;

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