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Psalm 49:6-9 NIV

6 those who trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches?

References for Psalms 49:6

7 No one can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for them—
8 the ransom for a life is costly, no payment is ever enough—

References for Psalms 49:8

9 so that they should live on forever and not see decay.

References for Psalms 49:9

Study tools for Psalm 49:6-9

  • a 49:1 - In Hebrew texts 49:1-20 is numbered 49:2-21.
  • b 49:11 - Septuagint and Syriac; Hebrew "In their thoughts their houses will remain"
  • c 49:11 - Or "generations," / "for they have"
  • d 49:13 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 15.