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Psalm 49:19-20 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

19 [a][b]He shall enter into the generation of his fathers, [c]and they shall not live forever.

20 Man is in honor; and [d]understandeth not; he is like to beasts that perish.


  1. Psalm 49:19 Or, his soul.
  2. Psalm 49:19 And not pass the term appointed for life.
  3. Psalm 49:19 Both they and their fathers shall live here but a while, and at length die forever.
  4. Psalm 49:20 He condemneth man’s ingratitude, who having received excellent gifts of God, abuseth them like a beast to his own condemnation.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Psalm 49:19-20 New International Version (NIV)

19 they will join those who have gone before them,
    who will never again see the light of life.

20 People who have wealth but lack understanding
    are like the beasts that perish.

New International Version (NIV)

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