Psalm 49:20
Text Analysis
120 [e]אָדָ֣ם
A man [who is]N-ms
3366 [e]בִּ֭יקָר
in honorPrep-b | N-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֣א
and yet notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
995 [e]יָבִ֑ין
does understandV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
4911 [e]נִמְשַׁ֖ל
929 [e]כַּבְּהֵמ֣וֹת
like the beastsPrep-k, Art | N-fp
1820 [e]נִדְמֽוּ׃
[that] perishV-Nifal-Perf-3cp

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 49:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אָדָ֣ם בִּ֭יקָר וְלֹ֣א יָבִ֑ין נִמְשַׁ֖ל כַּבְּהֵמֹ֣ות נִדְמֽוּ׃

תהילים 49:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אדם ביקר ולא יבין נמשל כבהמות נדמו׃

תהילים 49:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אדם ביקר ולא יבין נמשל כבהמות נדמו׃

תהילים 49:20 Hebrew Bible
אדם ביקר ולא יבין נמשל כבהמות נדמו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Man in his pomp, yet without understanding, Is like the beasts that perish.

King James Bible
Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man with valuable possessions but without understanding is like the animals that perish.
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