10 I said,
“In the prime of my life
I shall go to the gates of Sheol;
I am deprived of the remainder of my years.”
11 I said,
“I shall not see [a]Yah,
The Lord (A)in the land of the living;
I shall observe man no more [b]among the inhabitants of [c]the world.
12 (B)My life span is gone,
Taken from me like a shepherd’s tent;
I have cut off my life like a weaver.
He cuts me off from the loom;
From day until night You make an end of me.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 38:11 Heb. Yah, Yah
  2. Isaiah 38:11 LXX omits among the inhabitants of the world
  3. Isaiah 38:11 So with some Heb. mss.; MT, Vg. rest; Tg. land