Psalms 49:17

“For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 49:17

For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For when he dies he will carry nothing away; His glory will not descend after him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away; His glory shall not descend after him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For at his death, he will take nothing away; his glory will not go down after him.
- Basic English Bible

For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.
- Darby Bible

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
- Webster's Bible

For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.
- World English Bible

For at his death he receiveth nothing, His honour goeth not down after him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(49:18) For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away; his wealth shall not descend after him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 49:17

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 49:17


49:15 God - Tho' no man can find out a ransom to redeem himself, yet God can and will redeem me. The grave - The grave shall not have power to retain me, but shall be forced to give me up into my father's hands. Receive - Into heaven.

49:16 Afraid - Discouraged.

49:18 Blessed - He applauded himself as an happy man. Men - And as he flatters himself, so parasites flatter him for their own advantage. When - When thou dost indulge thyself, and advance thy worldly interest.

49:19 He - Now he returns to the third person: such changes are frequent in this book. Go - To the grave and hell, where he shall meet with his wicked parents, who by their counsel and example, led him into his evil courses. See - Neither the light of this life, to which they shall never return: nor of the next life, to which they shall never be admitted.


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