Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 49:12 in English Standard Version "Man in his pomp will not remain; he is like the beasts that perish." Ps 39:5 Behold, you have made my days a few handbreadths, and my lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely all mankind stands as a mere breath! Ps 49:20 Man in his pomp yet without understanding is like the beasts that perish. Ps 82:7 nevertheless, like men you shall die, and fall like any prince.” Ec 3:19 For what happens to the children of man and what happens to the beasts is the same; as one dies, so dies the other. They all have the same breath, and man has no advantage over the beasts, for all is vanity.