As a cloud vanishes(A) and is gone,
    so one who goes down to the grave(B) does not return.(C)

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28 God has delivered(A) me from going down to the pit,(B)
    and I shall live to enjoy the light of life.’(C)

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13 Lord, see how my enemies(A) persecute me!
    Have mercy(B) and lift me up from the gates of death,(C)

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You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the dead;(A)
    you spared me from going down to the pit.(B)

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18 They loathed all food(A)
    and drew near the gates of death.(B)

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10 I said, “In the prime of my life(A)
    must I go through the gates of death(B)
    and be robbed of the rest of my years?(C)

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17 Surely it was for my benefit(A)
    that I suffered such anguish.(B)
In your love you kept me
    from the pit(C) of destruction;
you have put all my sins(D)
    behind your back.(E)

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To the roots of the mountains(A) I sank down;
    the earth beneath barred me in forever.
But you, Lord my God,
    brought my life up from the pit.(B)

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