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13 This is the way of the foolish, and of those after them who believe in their words. 14 Like sheep they are meant for the grave. Death will be their shepherd. And those who are right with God will rule over them in the morning. Their bodies will be eaten by the grave, so that they have no place to stay. 15 But God will free my soul from the power of the grave. For He will take me to Himself.

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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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