Thematic Bible

Psalm 49:1 (show verse)

Hear this, all ye peoples. Give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world,
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Psalm 49:2 (show verse)

both low and high, rich and poor together.
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Psalm 49:3 (show verse)

My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.
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Psalm 49:4 (show verse)

I will incline my ear to a parable. I will open my dark saying upon the harp.

Psalm 49:5 (show verse)

Why should I fear in the days of evil, when iniquity at my heels encompasses me about?

Psalm 49:6 (show verse)

Those who trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches,

Psalm 49:7 (show verse)

none can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him

Psalm 49:8 (show verse)

(for the redemption of their life is costly, and it fails forever),

Psalm 49:9 (show verse)

that he should still live always, that he should not see corruption.

Psalm 49:10 (show verse)

For he shall see it. Wise men die. The fool and the brutish alike perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Psalm 49:11 (show verse)

Their inward thought is [that] their houses [are] forever, their dwelling-places to all generations. They call their lands after their own names.

Psalm 49:12 (show verse)

Even a man in splendor does not abide. He is like the beasts that perish.

Psalm 49:13 (show verse)

This their way is their folly. Yet after them men approve their sayings. Selah.

Psalm 49:14 (show verse)

They are appointed as a flock for Sheol. Death shall be their shepherd, and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning. And their beauty shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for it.

Psalm 49:15 (show verse)

But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol, for he will receive me. Selah.

Psalm 49:16 (show verse)

Be not thou afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.

Psalm 49:17 (show verse)

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

Psalm 49:18 (show verse)

Though while he lived he blessed his soul (and men praise thee, when thou do well for thyself),

Psalm 49:19 (show verse)

he shall go to the generation of his fathers. They shall never see the light.

Psalm 49:20 (show verse)

A man who is in splendor, and understands not, is like the beasts that perish.