24 “If I have put my confidence in (A)gold,
And called fine gold my trust,
25 If I have (B)gloated because my wealth was great,
And because my hand had secured so much;

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Even those who (A)trust in their wealth
And boast in the abundance of their riches?
No man can by any means (B)redeem his brother
Or give to God a (C)ransom for him—
For (D)the redemption of [a]his soul is costly,
And he should cease trying forever—
That he should (E)live on eternally,
That he should not [b](F)undergo decay.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 49:8 Lit their
  2. Psalm 49:9 Or see corruption or the pit

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