Psalm 49:8

for rthe ransom of their life is costly

and can never suffice,

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Psalm 49:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

the ransom for a life is costly,

no payment is ever enough—

Psalm 49:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

(For the redemption of their soul is precious,

And it ceaseth for ever:)

Psalm 49:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Redemption does not come so easily,

for no one can ever pay enough

Psalm 49:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For the redemption of their souls is costly,

And it shall cease forever—

Psalm 49:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

because the price of a life is high.

No payment is ever enough.

Psalm 49:8 — American Standard Version (ASV)

(For the redemption of their life is costly,

And it faileth for ever),

Psalm 49:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

(For the redemption of their soul is costly, and must be given up for ever,)

Psalm 49:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The price to be paid for his soul is too costly. 

He must always give up 

Psalm 49:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

since the price of redeeming him is too costly,

one should forever stop trying —

Psalm 49:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For the ransom of life is costly,

and can never suffice,

Psalm 49:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

(since the redemption price for their life is costly

and it always fails),

Psalm 49:8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The price for a life is very high.

No payment is ever enough.

Psalm 49:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For the redemption of his soul is costly,

And he should cease trying forever

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