New International Version
for they will take nothing with them when they die, their splendor will not descend with them.
King James Bible
For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
Darby Bible Translation
For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.
World English Bible
For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.
Young's Literal Translation
For at his death he receiveth nothing, His honour goeth not down after him.
Psalm 49:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Be not thou afraid when one is made rich - Do not be envious; do not grieve: it will do you no harm; it will do him no good. All he gets will be left behind; he can carry nothing with him. Even his glory must stay behind; he shall mingle with the common earth.
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'Like sheep they are laid in the grave; Death shall feed on them.' --PSALM xlix. 14. 'The Lamb which is in the midst of the Throne shall feed them.' --REV. vii. 17. These two verses have a much closer parallelism in expression than appears in our Authorised Version. If you turn to the Revised Version you will find that it rightly renders the former of my texts, 'Death shall be their shepherd,' and the latter, 'The Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall be their Shepherd.' The Old Testament …
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"Boast not Thyself of To-Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
1 Timothy 6:7
For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.
By your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers for their little ones.
Everyone comes naked from their mother's womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands.
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