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Psalm 49

NIV 1 Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who live in this world, NIV 1 Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who live in this world, NIV 2 both low and high, rich and poor alike: NIV 2 both low and high, rich and poor alike: NIV 3 My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the utterance from my heart will give understanding. NIV 3 My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the utterance from my heart will give understanding. NIV 4 I will turn my ear to a proverb; with the harp I will expound my riddle: NIV 4 I will turn my ear to a proverb; with the harp I will expound my riddle: NIV 5 Why should I fear when evil days come, when wicked deceivers surround me-- NIV 5 Why should I fear when evil days come, when wicked deceivers surround me-- NIV 6 those who trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches? NIV 6 those who trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches? NIV 7 No man can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for him-- NIV 7 No man can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for him-- NIV 8 the ransom for a life is costly, no payment is ever enough-- NIV 8 the ransom for a life is costly, no payment is ever enough-- NIV 9 that he should live on forever and not see decay. NIV 9 that he should live on forever and not see decay. NIV 10 For all can see that wise men die; the foolish and the senseless alike perish and leave their wealth to others. NIV 10 For all can see that wise men die; the foolish and the senseless alike perish and leave their wealth to others. NIV 11 Their tombs will remain their houses forever, their dwellings for endless generations, though they had named lands after themselves. NIV 11 Their tombs will remain their houses forever, their dwellings for endless generations, though they had named lands after themselves. NIV 12 But man, despite his riches, does not endure; he is like the beasts that perish. NIV 12 But man, despite his riches, does not endure; he is like the beasts that perish. NIV 13 This is the fate of those who trust in themselves, and of their followers, who approve their sayings. "Selah" NIV 13 This is the fate of those who trust in themselves, and of their followers, who approve their sayings. "Selah" NIV 14 Like sheep they are destined for the grave, and death will feed on them. The upright will rule over them in the morning; their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions. NIV 14 Like sheep they are destined for the grave, and death will feed on them. The upright will rule over them in the morning; their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions. NIV 15 But God will redeem my life from the grave; he will surely take me to himself. "Selah" NIV 15 But God will redeem my life from the grave; he will surely take me to himself. "Selah" NIV 16 Do not be overawed when a man grows rich, when the splendor of his house increases; NIV 16 Do not be overawed when a man grows rich, when the splendor of his house increases; NIV 17 for he will take nothing with him when he dies, his splendor will not descend with him. NIV 17 for he will take nothing with him when he dies, his splendor will not descend with him. NIV 18 Though while he lived he counted himself blessed-- and men praise you when you prosper-- NIV 18 Though while he lived he counted himself blessed-- and men praise you when you prosper-- NIV 19 he will join the generation of his fathers, who will never see the light [of life]. NIV 19 he will join the generation of his fathers, who will never see the light [of life]. NIV 20 A man who has riches without understanding is like the beasts that perish. NIV 20 A man who has riches without understanding is like the beasts that perish.