New Living Translation
Those who are wise must finally die, just like the foolish and senseless, leaving all their wealth behind.
King James Bible
For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.
Darby Bible Translation
For he seeth that wise men die; all alike, the fool and the brutish perish, and they leave their wealth to others.
World English Bible
For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.
Young's Literal Translation
For he seeth wise men die, Together the foolish and brutish perish, And have left to others their wealth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
49:10 He seeth - Every man sees that all men die, the wise and the foolish; the evil and the good. To others - He saith not to sons or kindred; but to others, because he is wholly uncertain to whom he shall leave them, to friends, or strangers, or enemies; which he mentions as a great vanity in riches. They neither can save them from death, nor will accompany him in and after death; and after his death will be disposed, he knows not how, nor to whom.
LibraryNotes on the Second Century
Page 94. Line 9. The Book of ---- The reference here is to the apocryphal Wisdom of Solomon xiii. 1-5. Page 104. Med. 33. As originally written this Meditation commenced thus: Whether the sufferings of an. Angel would have been meritorious or no I will not dispute: but'---- And the following sentence, which comes after the first, has also been crossedout: So that it was an honour and no injury to be called to it: And so great an honour that it was an ornament to God himself, and an honour even to …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
The Kinsman Redeemer
Out of the Deep of Doubt, Darkness, and Hell.
The Christian Business World
"But God said to him, 'You fool! You will die this very night. Then who will get everything you worked for?'
We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. We heap up wealth, not knowing who will spend it.
I was so foolish and ignorant--I must have seemed like a senseless animal to you.
Only a simpleton would not know, and only a fool would not understand this:
Think again, you fools! When will you finally catch on?
I am too stupid to be human, and I lack common sense.
For the wise can see where they are going, but fools walk in the dark." Yet I saw that the wise and the foolish share the same fate.
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