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10 I said, “I’m enjoying the best years of my life.
    Must I now go through the gates of death?
    Will the rest of my years be taken away from me?”
11 I said, “Lord, I’ll never see you again
    while I’m still alive.
I’ll never see people anymore.
    I’ll never again be with those who live in this world.
12 My body is like a shepherd’s tent.
    It has been pulled down and carried off.
My life is like a piece of cloth that I’ve rolled up.
    You have cut it off from the loom.
    In a short period of time you have brought my life to an end.

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