They are like sheep and are destined to die; death will be their shepherd (but the upright will prevail over them in the morning). Their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
But God will redeem me from the realm of the dead; he will surely take me to himself.
Do not be overawed when others grow rich, when the splendor of their houses increases;
for they will take nothing with them when they die, their splendor will not descend with them.
Though while they live they count themselves blessed— and people praise you when you prosper—
they will join those who have gone before them, who will never again see the light of life.
People who have wealth but lack understanding are like the beasts that perish.