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Psalm 49 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:1 - For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by the sons of Korach. Hear this, all you peoples. Listen, all you inhabitants of the world,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:2 - Both low and high, Rich and poor together.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:3 - My mouth will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:4 - I will incline my ear to a proverb. I will open my riddle on the harp.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:5 - Why should I fear in the days of evil, When iniquity at my heels surrounds me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:6 - Those who trust in their wealth, And boast in the multitude of their riches --
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:7 - None of them can by any means redeem his brother, Nor give God a ransom for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:8 - For the redemption of their life is costly, No payment is ever enough,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:9 - That he should live on forever, That he should not see corruption.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:10 - For he sees that wise men die; Likewise the fool and the senseless perish, And leave their wealth to others.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:11 - Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, And their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:12 - But man, despite his riches, doesn't endure. He is like the animals that perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:13 - This is the destiny of those who are foolish, And of those who approve their sayings. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:14 - They are appointed as a flock for She'ol. Death shall be their shepherd. The upright shall have dominion over them in the morning. Their beauty shall decay in She'ol, Far from their mansion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:15 - But God will redeem my soul from the power of She'ol, For he will receive me. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:16 - Don't be afraid when a man is made rich, When the glory of his house is increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:17 - For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:18 - Though while he lived he blessed his soul -- And men praise you when you do well for yourself --
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:19 - He shall go to the generation of his fathers. They shall never see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:20 - A man who has riches without understanding, Is like the animals that perish.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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