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kjv@Psalms:49 - To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.


kjv@Psalms:49:1 @ Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world:

kjv@Psalms:49:2 @ Both low and high, rich and poor, together.

kjv@Psalms:49:3 @ My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

kjv@Psalms:49:4 @ I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.

kjv@Psalms:49:5 @ Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?

kjv@Psalms:49:6 @ They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

kjv@Psalms:49:7 @ None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:

kjv@Psalms:49:8 @ (For the redemption of their soul is precious, and it ceaseth for ever:)

kjv@Psalms:49:9 @ That he should still live for ever, and not see corruption.

kjv@Psalms:49:10 @ For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.

kjv@Psalms:49:11 @ Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

kjv@Psalms:49:12 @ Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

kjv@Psalms:49:13 @ This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah.

kjv@Psalms:49:14 @ Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

kjv@Psalms:49:15 @ But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah.

kjv@Psalms:49:16 @ Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;

kjv@Psalms:49:17 @ For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

kjv@Psalms:49:18 @ Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself.

kjv@Psalms:49:19 @ He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light.

kjv@Psalms:49:20 @ Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.


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Further Resources:
The sons of Korah (Korath) kjv@1Chronicles:6:22-24 during the time God placed Israel in exile kjv@1Chronicles:5:25-26.
Other psalms addressed to sons of Korah PrayingThePsalms:42 PrayingThePsalms:43 PrayingThePsalms:44 PrayingThePsalms:45 PrayingThePsalms:46 PrayingThePsalms:47 PrayingThePsalms:48 PrayingThePsalms:49 PrayingThePsalms:84 PrayingThePsalms:85 PrayingThePsalms:87 PrayingThePsalms:88


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