10 For he sees wise men die;
Likewise the fool and the senseless person perish,
And leave their wealth to others.
11 [a]Their inner thought is that their houses will last forever,
Their dwelling places to all generations;
They (A)call their lands after their own names.
12 Nevertheless man, though in honor, does not [b]remain;
He is like the beasts that perish.

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  1. Psalm 49:11 LXX, Syr., Tg., Vg. Their graves shall be their houses forever
  2. Psalm 49:12 So with MT, Tg.; LXX, Syr., Vg. understand (cf. v. 20)

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