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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Their inner thought is {that} their houses are forever {And} their dwelling places to all generations; They have called their lands after their own names.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The place of the dead is their house for ever, and their resting-place through all generations; those who come after them give their names to their lands.
- Basic English Bible

Their inward thought is, that their houses are for ever, their dwelling-places from generation to generation: they call the lands after their own names.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, and their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.
- World English Bible

Their heart [is]: Their houses [are] to the age, Their tabernacles to all generations. They proclaimed their names over the lands.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(49:12) 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.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 49:11


49:11 Thought - Tho' they are ashamed to express, yet it is their secret hope. Houses - Either their posterity, often called mens houses: or their mansion - houses, as it is explained in the next clause. For ever - To them and theirs in succeeding generations. Call - Fondly dreaming by this means to immortalize their memories.


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