those who trust in their wealth1 and boast2 of their great riches?3
References for Psalms 49:6
No man can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for him--
the ransom4 for a life is costly, no payment is ever enough--5
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that he should live on6 forever and not see decay.7
References for Psalms 49:9
For all can see that wise men die;8 the foolish and the senseless9 alike perish and leave their wealth10 to others.11
References for Psalms 49:10
Their tombs12 will remain their houses forever, their dwellings for endless generations,13 though they had named14 lands after themselves.
References for Psalms 49:11
But man, despite his riches, does not endure;15 he is like the beasts that perish.16
References for Psalms 49:12
This is the fate of those who trust in themselves,17 and of their followers, who approve their sayings. "Selah"
References for Psalms 49:13
Like sheep they are destined18 for the grave,19 and death will feed on them. The upright will rule20 over them in the morning; their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
References for Psalms 49:14
But God will redeem my life from the grave;21 he will surely take me to himself.22 "Selah"
References for Psalms 49:15
Do not be overawed when a man grows rich, when the splendor of his house increases;