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I shall walk before the Lord
    in the land of the living.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. 116:9 The land of the living: the phrase elsewhere is an epithet of the Jerusalem Temple (cf. Ps 27:13; 52:5; Is 38:11). Hence the psalmist probably refers to being present to God in the Temple.

11 I said, I shall see the Lord[a] no more
    in the land of the living.
Nor look on any mortals
    among those who dwell in the world.

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Footnotes

  1. 38:11 See the Lord: go to the Temple and take part in its service.

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