Isaiah 38:10-20 DBY

10 I said, In the meridian of my days I shall go to the gates of Sheol: I am deprived of the rest of my years.

References for Isaiah 38:10

    • b 38:10 - Others, 'In the cutting off.'
      11 I said, I shall not see Jah, Jah in the land of the living. With those who dwell where all has ceased to be, I shall behold man no more.

      References for Isaiah 38:11

        • c 38:11 - See ch. 12.2; Ps. 68.4.
          12 Mine age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent. I have cut off like a weaver my life. He separateth me from the thrum: -- from day to night thou wilt make an end of me.

          References for Isaiah 38:12

            • d 38:12 - Or 'duration.'
            • e 38:12 - Or 'rolled together as the weaver.'
              13 I kept still until the morning; ... as a lion, so doth he break all my bones. From day to night thou wilt make an end of me.

              References for Isaiah 38:13

                • f 38:13 - Some read, 'I call until the morning.'
                  14 Like a swallow [or] a crane, so did I chatter; I mourned as a dove; mine eyes failed [with looking] upward: Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

                  References for Isaiah 38:14

                    • g 38:14 - Others read 'Jehovah.'
                      15 What shall I say? He hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done [it]. I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

                      References for Isaiah 38:15

                        • h 38:15 - Or 'because of.'
                          16 Lord, by these things [men] live, and in all these things is the life of my spirit; and thou hast recovered me, and made me to live.
                          17 Behold, instead of peace I had bitterness upon bitterness; but thou hast in love delivered my soul from the pit of destruction; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

                          References for Isaiah 38:17

                            • i 38:17 - Or 'for [my] peace.'
                              18 For not Sheol shall praise thee, nor death celebrate thee; they that go down into the pit do not hope for thy truth.
                              19 The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I this day: the father to the children shall make known thy truth.
                              20 Jehovah was [purposed] to save me. -- And we will play upon my stringed instruments all the days of our life, in the house of Jehovah.