I said in the cutting off of my days; I shall go to the gates of Sheol: I am deprived of the residue of my years.
But we had the sentence of death in ourselves that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead;
I said, O my God, do not cut me off in the midst of my days; thy years are from generation to generation.
My days are past, my thoughts were broken off, even the purposes of my heart.
Their soul abhorred all manner of food, and they drew near unto the gates of death.
In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz came unto him and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Set thine house in order, for thou shalt die and not live.