Evangelical Heritage Version
10 I thought that, only halfway through my life,
I was entering into the gates of death,[a]
deprived of the remaining years of my life.
11 I thought, I will not see the Lord—
the Lord[b] in the land of the living.
I will no longer see anyone among the inhabitants of the world.[c]
12 My dwelling place is being pulled down.
It is carried away from me like a shepherd’s tent.
I have rolled up my life like a weaver.
He is cutting me off from the loom.
From day until night, you make an end of me.[d]
- Isaiah 38:10 Hebrew sheol
- Isaiah 38:11 The Hebrew text here has two occurrences of Yah, the short form of the divine name. Some Hebrew manuscripts have a single occurrence of Yahweh.
- Isaiah 38:11 Hebrew variant this passing world
- Isaiah 38:12 Or day, and then night! So quickly you have made an end of me. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.