New International Version
both low and high, rich and poor alike:
King James Bible
Both low and high, rich and poor, together.
Darby Bible Translation
Both men of low and men of high degree, rich and poor alike.
World English Bible
both low and high, rich and poor together.
Young's Literal Translation
Both low and high, together rich and needy.
Psalm 49:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hear this, all ye people - The four first verses contain the author's exordium or introduction, delivered in a very pompous style and promising the deepest lessons of wisdom and instruction. But what was rare then is common-place now.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryTwo Shepherds and Two Flocks
'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 …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Care of the Soul Urged as the one Thing Needful
Some Helps to Mourning
"Boast not Thyself of To-Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Surely the lowborn are but a breath, the highborn are but a lie. If weighed on a balance, they are nothing; together they are only a breath.
So people will be brought low and everyone humbled-- do not forgive them.
Say to them, 'Hear the word of the LORD, you kings of Judah and all people of Judah and everyone living in Jerusalem who come through these gates.
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