Psalms 49:6

6 Shoved around by bullies, demeaned by the arrogant rich?

Psalms 49:6 In-Context

4 I fine-tuned my ear to the sayings of the wise, I solve life's riddle with the help of a harp.
5 So why should I fear in bad times, hemmed in by enemy malice,
6 Shoved around by bullies, demeaned by the arrogant rich?
7 Really! There's no such thing as self-rescue, pulling yourself up by your bootstraps.
8 The cost of rescue is beyond our means, and even then it doesn't guarantee
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