For all can see that wise men die;1 the foolish and the senseless2 alike perish and leave their wealth3 to others.4
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Their tombs5 will remain their houses forever, their dwellings for endless generations,6 though they had named7 lands after themselves.
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But man, despite his riches, does not endure;8 he is like the beasts that perish.9
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This is the fate of those who trust in themselves,10 and of their followers, who approve their sayings. "Selah"
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Like sheep they are destined11 for the grave,12 and death will feed on them. The upright will rule13 over them in the morning; their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
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But God will redeem my life from the grave;14 he will surely take me to himself.15 "Selah"
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Do not be overawed when a man grows rich, when the splendor of his house increases;
for he will take nothing16 with him when he dies, his splendor will not descend with him.17
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Though while he lived he counted himself blessed--18 and men praise you when you prosper--
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he will join the generation of his fathers,19 who will never see the light20 [of life].
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A man who has riches without understanding21 is like the beasts that perish.22
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