Psalm 49:12
Text Analysis
120 [e]וְאָדָ֣ם
And nevertheless manConj-w | N-ms
3366 [e]בִּ֭יקָר
[though] in honorPrep-b | N-ms
1077 [e]בַּל־
3885 [e]יָלִ֑ין
does remainV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
4911 [e]נִמְשַׁ֖ל
He isV-Nifal-Perf-3ms
929 [e]כַּבְּהֵמ֣וֹת
like the beastsPrep-k, Art | N-fp
1820 [e]נִדְמֽוּ׃
[that] perishV-Nifal-Perf-3cp

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 49:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְאָדָ֣ם בִּ֭יקָר בַּל־יָלִ֑ין נִמְשַׁ֖ל כַּבְּהֵמֹ֣ות נִדְמֽוּ׃

תהילים 49:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואדם ביקר בל־ילין נמשל כבהמות נדמו׃

תהילים 49:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואדם ביקר בל־ילין נמשל כבהמות נדמו׃

תהילים 49:12 Hebrew Bible
ואדם ביקר בל ילין נמשל כבהמות נדמו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But man in his pomp will not endure; He is like the beasts that perish.

King James Bible
Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But despite his assets, man will not last; he is like the animals that perish.
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in honour

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abideth. The word yalin, rendered abideth, signifies to lodge for a night. Man's continuance in the world, or in honour or distinction, resembles a traveller's lodging at an inn, whence he removes in the morning; and is frequently far more transient and evanescent.


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