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13     —but man does not abide in splendor.
    He is like the beasts—they perish.(A)

II

14 This is the way of those who trust in themselves,
    and the end of those who take pleasure in their own mouth.
Selah
15 Like a herd of sheep they will be put into Sheol,
    and Death will shepherd them.
Straight to the grave they descend,
    where their form will waste away,
    Sheol will be their palace.

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