49 gHear this, all peoples!
2 hboth low and high,
3 My mouth shall speak iwisdom;
4 I will incline my ear to ja proverb;
I will solve my kriddle to the music of the lyre.
6 those who ntrust in their wealth
7 Truly no man ocan ransom another,
8 for rthe ransom of their life is costly
and snever see the pit.
10 For he sees tthat even the wise die;
uthe fool and the stupid alike must perish
and vleave their wealth to others.
their dwelling places xto all generations,
though they ycalled lands by their own names.
12 Man in his pomp zwill not remain;
ahe is like the beasts that perish.
13 This is the path of those who have bfoolish confidence;
yet after them people approve of their boasts.2 Selah
and the upright cshall rule over them in the morning.
15 But God will fransom my soul from the power of Sheol,
for he will greceive me. Selah
18 For though, while he lives, he counts himself jblessed
19 his soul will kgo to the generation of his fathers,
who will never again lsee light.
20 mMan in his pomp yet without understanding is like the beasts that perish.