17 for they will take nothing with them when they die, their splendor will not descend with them.

Read Psalm 49:17 Using Other Translations

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
For when he dies he will carry nothing away; his glory will not go down after him.
For when they die, they take nothing with them. Their wealth will not follow them into the grave.