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10 I said, “In the prime of my life,
    must I now enter the place of the dead?[a]
    Am I to be robbed of the rest of my years?”
11 I said, “Never again will I see the Lord God
    while still in the land of the living.
Never again will I see my friends
    or be with those who live in this world.
12 My life has been blown away
    like a shepherd’s tent in a storm.
It has been cut short,
    as when a weaver cuts cloth from a loom.
    Suddenly, my life was over.

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Footnotes

  1. 38:10 Hebrew enter the gates of Sheol?

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