Psalms 49:12

“Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Neuerthelesse man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beastes that perish.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But man in {his} pomp will not endure; He is like the beasts that perish.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But man `being' in honor abideth not: He is like the beasts that perish.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But man, like the animals, does not go on for ever; he comes to an end like the beasts.
- Basic English Bible

Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
- Darby Bible

Nevertheless man being in honor abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
- Webster's Bible

But man, despite his riches, doesn't endure. He is like the animals that perish.
- World English Bible

And man in honour doth not remain, He hath been like the beasts, they have been cut off.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(49:13) But man abideth not in honour; he is like the beasts that perish.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 49:12


49:12 Man - Living in all splendor and glory. Abideth not - All his dreams of perpetuating his name and estate, shall be confuted by experience.


Discussion for Psalms 49:12

  • Malachy Obeta for verse 12
    Waoo! wealth, Houses and good Name are important but we will one day leave them and go up there to our heavenly Father who have many mansions. therefore as col.3:1 urges that we that have risen with Christ should seek the things that are above.

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