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Psalm 49

Psa. 49:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

<<To the chief Musician
natsach (Hebrew #5329)
properly, to glitter from afar, i.e. to be eminent (as a superintendent, especially of the Temple services and its music); also (as denominative from 5331), to be permanent
KJV usage: excel, chief musician (singer), oversee(-r), set forward.
Pronounce: naw-tsakh'
Origin: a primitive root
, A Psalm
mizmowr (Hebrew #4210)
properly, instrumental music; by implication, a poem set to notes
KJV usage: psalm.
Pronounce: miz-more'
Origin: from 2167
τfor the sons
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
of Korah
Qorach (Hebrew #7141)
ice; Korach, the name of two Edomites and three Israelites
KJV usage: Korah.
Pronounce: ko'rakh
Origin: from 7139
.>> Hear
shama` (Hebrew #8085)
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
KJV usage: X attentively, call (gather) together, X carefully, X certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, X diligently, discern, give ear, (cause to, let, make to) hear(-ken, tell), X indeed, listen, make (a) noise, (be) obedient, obey, perceive, (make a) proclaim(-ation), publish, regard, report, shew (forth), (make a) sound, X surely, tell, understand, whosoever (heareth), witness.
Pronounce: shaw-mah'
Origin: a primitive root
this, all ye people
`am (Hebrew #5971)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock
KJV usage: folk, men, nation, people.
Pronounce: am
Origin: from 6004
; give ear
'azan (Hebrew #238)
probably to expand; but used only as a denominative from 241; to broaden out the ear (with the hand), i.e. (by implication) to listen
KJV usage: give (perceive by the) ear, hear(-ken). See 239.
Pronounce: aw-zan'
Origin: a primitive root
, all ye inhabitants
yashab (Hebrew #3427)
properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
KJV usage: (make to) abide(-ing), continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-ing), ease self, endure, establish, X fail, habitation, haunt, (make to) inhabit(-ant), make to keep (house), lurking, X marry(-ing), (bring again to) place, remain, return, seat, set(- tle), (down-)sit(-down, still, -ting down, -ting (place) -uate), take, tarry.
Pronounce: yaw-shab'
Origin: a primitive root
of the world
cheled (Hebrew #2465)
life (as a fleeting portion of time); hence, the world (as transient)
KJV usage: age, short time, world.
Pronounce: kheh'-led
Origin: from an unused root apparently meaning to glide swiftly
or, of.

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1-15:  An earnest persuasion to build the faith of resurrection, not on worldly power, but on God.
16-20:  Worldly prosperity is not to be admired.
A.M. cir. 3464.
B.C. cir. 540.
A Psalm.This Psalm was probably written by one of the descendants of the sons of Korah, during the Babylonian captivity.for.
or, of.
Psa. 34:11• 11Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord. (Psa. 34:11)
Psa. 78:1• 1<<Maschil of Asaph.>> Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth. (Psa. 78:1)
Prov. 1:20‑23• 20Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:
21She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,
22How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
23Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
(Prov. 1:20‑23)
Matt. 11:15• 15He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. (Matt. 11:15)
Matt. 13:9• 9Who hath ears to hear, let him hear. (Matt. 13:9)
Rev. 2:7,11,17,29• 7He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
11He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.
17He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
29He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
(Rev. 2:7,11,17,29)
 Book 2, Series 1. The Millennium. (“The Placement of the Psalms in Prophecy” by B. Anstey)
 Psalm 49 gives a commentary, showing the emptiness of the world, connected with the judgment of God at the end, but which is applicable in all times, though publicly proved then. (Practical Reflections on the Psalms: Psalms 49-54 by J.N. Darby)
 {Overview} The establishment of the Kingdom of Christ is announced to all the world. Both those of a low and high degree, the rich and the poor, are called not to trust in riches but in the Lord. (Book 2. by B. Anstey)

J. N. Darby Translation

To the chief Musician. Of the sons of Korah. A Psalm. Hear this, all ye peoplesa; give ear, all inhabitants of the worldb:

JND Translation Notes

Ammim. Ps. 7.8.
Or "age." see Ps. 17.14.