Thematic Bible

Psalm 49:1 (show verse)

Hear this, all you peoples. Listen, all you 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 will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.
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Psalm 49:4 (show verse)

I will incline my ear to a proverb. I will open my riddle on the harp.

Psalm 49:5 (show verse)

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

Psalm 49:6 (show verse)

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

Psalm 49:7 (show verse)

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

Psalm 49:8 (show verse)

For the redemption of their life is costly, no payment is ever enough,

Psalm 49:9 (show verse)

That he should live on forever, that he should not see corruption.

Psalm 49:10 (show verse)

For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Psalm 49:11 (show verse)

Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, and their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.

Psalm 49:12 (show verse)

But man, despite his riches, doesn't endure. He is like the animals that perish.

Psalm 49:13 (show verse)

This is the destiny of those who are foolish, and of those who approve their sayings. Selah.

Psalm 49:14 (show verse)

They are appointed as a flock for Sheol. Death shall be their shepherd. The upright shall have dominion over them in the morning. Their beauty shall decay in Sheol, far from their mansion.

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)

Do not be 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 you when you do well for yourself?

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 has riches without understanding, is like the animals that perish.