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10 I thought I would live a full life.
    But now, in the middle of my life, the time has come for me to die.
11 So I said, “I will not see the Lord Yah[a] in the land of the living again.
    I will not see the people living on earth.
12 My home, my shepherd’s tent, is being pulled down and taken from me.
    I am finished like the cloth someone rolls up and cuts from the loom.
    You ended my life in such a short time.

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  1. Isaiah 38:11 the Lord Yah Or “Yahweh,” a Hebrew name for God. See “Yahweh” in the Word List.

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