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49:1 [To the chiefe Musician, a Psalme for the sonnes of Korah.] Heare this, all yee people, giue eare all yee inhabitants of the world:  
49:2 Both low, and high, rich and poore together.  
49:3 My mouth shall speake of wisedome: and the meditation of my heart shalbe of vnderstanding.  
49:4 I will incline mine eare to a parable; I will open my darke saying vpon the harpe.  
49:5 Wherefore should I feare in the daies of euill, when the iniquitie of my heeles shall compasse me about?  
49:6 They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselues in the multitude of their riches:  
49:7 None of them can by any meanes redeeme his brother, nor giue to God a ransome for him:  
49:8 (For the redemption of their soule is precious, and it ceaseth for euer.)  
49:9 That he should still liue for euer, and not see corruption.  
49:10 For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the foole, and the brutish person perish, and leaue their wealth to others.  
49:11 Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for euer, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their owne names. Margin Note
49:12 Neuerthelesse man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beastes that perish.  
49:13 This their way is their follie; yet their posteritie approue their sayings. Selah. Margin Note
49:14 Like sheepe they are layd in the graue, death shall feede on them; and the vpright shall haue dominion ouer them in the morning, and their beauty shall consume in the graue, from their dwelling. Margin Note
49:15 But God will redeeme my soule from the power of the graue; for he shall receiue me. Selah. Margin Note
49:16 Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.  
49:17 For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.  
49:18 Though whiles he liued, he blessed his soule: and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thy selfe. Margin Note
49:19 Hee shall goe to the generation of his fathers, they shall neuer see light. Margin Note
49:20 Man that is in honour and vnderstandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.