Psalm 49:14 {48:15}
Good News Translation
they are doomed to die like sheep, and Death will be their shepherd. The righteous will triumph over them, as their bodies quickly decay in the world of the dead far from their homes.

Contemporary English Version
They are like sheep with death as their shepherd, leading them to the grave. In the morning God's people will walk all over them, as their bodies lie rotting in their home, the grave.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They are laid in hell like sheep: death shall feed upon them. And the just shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their help shall decay in hell from their glory.

New American Bible
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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They are laid in hell like sheep: death shall feed upon them. And the just shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their help shall decay in hell from their glory.

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Psalm 44:11 Thou hast made us turn our back to our enemies: and they that hated us plundered for themselves.

Jeremiah 12:3 And thou, O Lord, hast known me, thou hast seen me, and proved my heart with thee: gather them together as for the day of slaughter.

Romans 8:36 (As it is written: For thy sake, we are put to death all the day long. We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.)

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Job 17:13,14 If I wait hell is my house, and I have made my bed in darkness. . . .

Job 21:13,26 They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment they go down to hell. . . .

Job 30:23 I know that thou wilt deliver me to death, where a house is appointed for every one that liveth.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

Isaiah 38:10,11 I said: In the midst of my days I shall go to the gates of hell: I sought for the residue of my years. . . .

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Job 24:19,20 Let him pass from the snow waters to excessive heat, and his sin even to hell. . . .

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Psalm 47:3 He hath subdued the people under us; and the nations under our feet.

Daniel 7:22 Till the ancient of days came and gave judgment to the saints of the most High, and the time came, and the saints obtained the kingdom.

Malachi 4:3 And you shall tread down the wicked when they shall be ashes under the sole of your feet in the day that I do this, saith the Lord of hosts.

Luke 22:30 That you may eat and drink at my table, in my kingdom: and may sit upon thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

1 Corinthians 6:2 Know you not that the saints shall judge this world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Revelation 2:26,27 And he that shall overcome and keep my works unto the end, I will give him power over the nations. . . .

Revelation 20:4,5 And I saw seats. And they sat upon them: and judgment was given unto them. And the souls of them that were beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God and who had not adored the beast nor his image nor received his character on their foreheads or in their hands. And they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. . . .

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Psalm 30:5 For wrath is in his indignation; and life in his good will. In the evening weeping shall have place, and in the morning gladness.

Hosea 6:3 He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

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Psalm 39:11 Thou hast corrected man for iniquity. And thou hast made his soul to waste away like a spider: surely in vain is any man disquieted.

Job 4:21 And they that shall be left, shall be taken away from them: they shall die, and not in wisdom.

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Job 30:23 I know that thou wilt deliver me to death, where a house is appointed for every one that liveth.

Context
The Evanescence of Wealth
13This way of theirs is a stumblingblock to them: and afterwards they shall delight in their mouth. 14They are laid in hell like sheep: death shall feed upon them. And the just shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their help shall decay in hell from their glory.15But God will redeem my soul from the hand of hell, when he shall receive me.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 6:2
Know you not that the saints shall judge this world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

Revelation 2:26
And he that shall overcome and keep my works unto the end, I will give him power over the nations.

Job 24:19
Let him pass from the snow waters to excessive heat, and his sin even to hell.

Psalm 9:17
The wicked shall be turned into hell, all the nations that forget God.

Proverbs 21:16
A man that shall wander out of the way of doctrine, shall abide in the company of the giants.

Daniel 7:18
But the saints of the most high God shall take the kingdom: and they shall possess the kingdom for ever and ever.

Malachi 4:3
And you shall tread down the wicked when they shall be ashes under the sole of your feet in the day that I do this, saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
Like sheep they are destined for Sheol. Death will be their shepherd. The upright will rule them in the morning, and their form will decay in Sheol, far from their lofty abode.Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

They are appointed as a flock for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd; And the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; And their beauty shall be for Sheol to consume, That there be no habitation for it.

They have laid them as sheep in Hades; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning, and their help shall fail in Hades from their glory.

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.

They are appointed as a flock for Sheol; death shall be their shepherd: and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for it.

Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

They are appointed as a flock for Sheol. Death shall be their shepherd. The upright shall have dominion over them in the morning. Their beauty shall decay in Sheol, far from their mansion.

As sheep for Sheol they have set themselves, Death doth afflict them, And the upright rule over them in the morning, And their form is for consumption. Sheol is a dwelling for him.
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