Psalm 49:6-12 NIV

6 those who trust in their wealth1 and boast2 of their great riches?3

References for Psalms 49:6

7 No man can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for him--
8 the ransom4 for a life is costly, no payment is ever enough--5

References for Psalms 49:8

9 that he should live on6 forever and not see decay.7

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10 For all can see that wise men die;8 the foolish and the senseless9 alike perish and leave their wealth10 to others.11

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11 Their tombs12 will remain their housesa forever, their dwellings for endless generations,13 though they hadb named14 lands after themselves.

References for Psalms 49:11

    • a 49:11 - Septuagint and Syriac; Hebrew "In their thoughts their houses will remain"
    • b 49:11 - Or "/ for they have"
      12 But man, despite his riches, does not endure;15 he isc like the beasts that perish.16

      References for Psalms 49:12

        • c 49:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac read verse 12 the same as verse 20.