10 I said, 1In the middlea of my days I must depart; I am consigned to the gates of Sheol for the rest of my years.
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    • ç 38:10 - Or In the quiet
      11 I said, I shall not see the LORD, the LORD 2in the land of the living; I shall look on man no more among the inhabitants of the world.
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      12 My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me 3like a shepherd's tent; 4like a weaver 5I have rolled up my life; 6he cuts me off from the loom; 7from day to night you bring me to an end;
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      13 8I calmed myselfb until morning; like a lion 9he breaks all my bones; from day to night you bring me to an end.
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        • è 38:13 - Or (with Targum) I cried for help
          14 Like 10a swallow or a crane I chirp; 11I moan like a dove. 12My eyes are weary with looking upward. O Lord, I am oppressed; 13be my pledge of safety!
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          15 What shall I say? For he has spoken to me, and he himself has done it. 14I walk slowly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.
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          16 15O Lord, by these things men live, and in all these is the life of my spirit. Oh restore me to health and make me live!
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          17 16Behold, it was for my welfare that I had great bitterness; 17but in love you have delivered my life from the pit of destruction, 18for you have cast all my sins behind your back.
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          18 19For Sheol does not thank you; death does not praise you; those who go down to the pit do not hope for your faithfulness.
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          19 The living, the living, he thanks you, as I do this day; 20the father makes known to the children your faithfulness.
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          20 The LORD will save me, and we will play my music on stringed instruments all the days of our lives, 21at the house of the LORD.
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