19 The living, the living—they praise you, as I am doing today; parents tell their children about your faithfulness.

Read Isaiah 38:19 Using Other Translations

The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known thy truth.
The living, the living, he thanks you, as I do this day; the father makes known to the children your faithfulness.
Only the living can praise you as I do today. Each generation tells of your faithfulness to the next.