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13 This their way is their folly, yet they that come after them delight in their sayings. Selah.

14 Like sheep are they laid in Sheol: Death feedeth on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their comeliness shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for them.

15 But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol: for he will receive me. Selah.

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13 This is the fate of those who trust in themselves,(A)
    and of their followers, who approve their sayings.[a]
14 They are like sheep and are destined(B) to die;(C)
    death will be their shepherd
    (but the upright will prevail(D) over them in the morning).
Their forms will decay in the grave,
    far from their princely mansions.
15 But God will redeem me from the realm of the dead;(E)
    he will surely take me to himself.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 49:13 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 15.

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