1 Hear [a]this all ye people: give ear, all ye that dwell in the world,

2 As well low as high, both rich and poor.

3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom, and the meditation of mine heart is of knowledge.

4 I will incline mine ear to a parable, and utter my grave matter upon the harp.

5 Wherefore should I [b]fear in the evil days, when iniquity shall compass me about, as at mine heels?

6 They trust in their [c]goods, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches.

7 Yet a man can by no means redeem his brother: he cannot give his ransom to God,

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+49&version=GNV

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