New International Version
13 This is the fate of those who trust in themselves,(A)
and of their followers, who approve their sayings.[a]
14 They are like sheep and are destined(B) to die;(C)
death will be their shepherd
(but the upright will prevail(D) over them in the morning).
Their forms will decay in the grave,
far from their princely mansions.
15 But God will redeem me from the realm of the dead;(E)
he will surely take me to himself.(F)
16 Do not be overawed when others grow rich,
when the splendor of their houses increases;
17 for they will take nothing(G) with them when they die,
their splendor will not descend with them.(H)
18 Though while they live they count themselves blessed—(I)
and people praise you when you prosper—
19 they will join those who have gone before them,(J)
who will never again see the light(K) of life.
- Psalm 49:13 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 15.