Psalm 49:18 {48:19}
Good News Translation
Even if someone is satisfied with this life and is praised because he is successful,

Contemporary English Version
We humans are praised when we do well, and all of us are glad to be alive.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For in his lifetime his soul will be blessed: and he will praise thee when thou shalt do well to him.

New American Bible
During his life his soul uttered blessings; “They will praise you, for you do well for yourself.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For in his lifetime his soul will be blessed: and he will praise thee when thou shalt do well to him.

while he lived [heb.

Deuteronomy 29:19 And when he shall hear the words of this oath, he should bless himself in his heart saying: I shall have peace, and will walk on in the naughtiness of my heart: and the drunken may consume the thirsty,

Hosea 12:8 And Ephraim said: But yet I am become rich, I have found me an idol: all my labours shall not find me the iniquity that I have committed.

Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer.

praise

1 Samuel 25:6 And you shall say: Peace be to my brethren, and to thee, and peace to thy house, and peace to all that thou hast.

Esther 3:2 And all the king's servants, that were at the doors of the palace, bent their knees, and worshipped Aman: for so the emperor had commanded them, only Mardochai did not bend his knee, nor worship him.

Acts 12:20-22 And he was angry with the Tyrians and the Sidonians. But they with one accord came to him: and, having gained Blastus who was the king's chamberlain, they desired peace, because their countries were nourished by him. . . .

Revelation 13:3,4 And I saw one of his heads as it were slain to death: and his death's wound was healed. And all the earth was in admiration after the beast. . . .

Context
The Evanescence of Wealth
17For when he shall die he shall take nothing away; nor shall his glory descend with him. 18For in his lifetime his soul will be blessed: and he will praise thee when thou shalt do well to him.19He shall go in to the generations of his fathers: and he shall never see light.…
Cross References
Luke 12:19
And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer.

Deuteronomy 29:19
And when he shall hear the words of this oath, he should bless himself in his heart saying: I shall have peace, and will walk on in the naughtiness of my heart: and the drunken may consume the thirsty,

Psalm 10:3
For the sinner is praised in the desires of his soul: and the unjust man is blessed.

Psalm 10:6
For he hath said in his heart: I shall not be moved from generation to generation, and shall be without evil.

Psalm 36:2
For in his sight he hath done deceitfully, that his iniquity may be found unto hatred.

Psalm 49:13
This way of theirs is a stumblingblock to them: and afterwards they shall delight in their mouth.

Proverbs 28:4
They that forsake the law, praise the wicked man: they that keep it, are incensed against him.

Habakkuk 2:4
Behold, he that is unbelieving, his soul shall not be right in himself: but the just shall live in his faith.

Additional Translations
Though in his lifetime he blesses his soul—and men praise you when you prosper—Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise you, when you do well to yourself.

Though while he lived he blessed his soul (And men praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself,)

For his soul shall be blessed in his life: he shall give thanks to thee when thou dost well to him.

Though he blessed his soul in his lifetime, -- and men will praise thee when thou doest well to thyself, --

Though while he lived he blessed his soul, and men praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself,

Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself.

Though while he lived he blessed his soul-- and men praise you when you do well for yourself--

For his soul in his life he blesseth, (And they praise thee when thou dost well for thyself.)
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