Psalms 49:12

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 49:12

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 for Psalms 49:12

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.


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