Forsaken among the dead, Like the slain who lie in the grave, Whom You remember no more, And they are cut off from Your hand.
By oppression and judgment He was taken away; And as for His generation, who considered That He was cut off out of the land of the living For the transgression of my people, to whom the stroke was due?
As for me, I said in my alarm, “I am cut off from before Your eyes”; Nevertheless You heard the voice of my supplications When I cried to You.
But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the cattle that were with him in the ark; and God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the water subsided.
Thus it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the valley, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.
“Would that God were willing to crush me, That He would loose His hand and cut me off!
“If He passes by or shuts up, Or calls an assembly, who can restrain Him?
I am forgotten as a dead man, out of mind; I am like a broken vessel.
Your burning anger has passed over me; Your terrors have destroyed me.
Who remembered us in our low estate, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,
“ Sheol from beneath is excited over you to meet you when you come; It arouses for you the spirits of the dead, all the leaders of the earth; It raises all the kings of the nations from their thrones.
I said, “ In the middle of my life I am to enter the gates of Sheol; I am to be deprived of the rest of my years.”
“Son of man, wail for the hordes of Egypt and bring it down, her and the daughters of the powerful nations, to the nether world, with those who go down to the pit;