1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
38:1 ¶ In those days, was Hezekiah sick, unto death,and Isaiah the prophet, son of Amoz, came in unto him, and said unto himThus, saith Yahweh, Set in order thy house, for, about to die, thou art, and shalt not recover.
38:3 and said,I beseech thee, O Yahweh, remember, I pray thee, how I have walked before thee, in faithfulness and with an undivided heart, and, that which is good in thine eyes, have I done. And Hezekiah wept, aloud.
38:6 And, out of the hand of the king of Assyria, will I deliver thee, and this city; And I will throw a covering over this city.
38:8 Behold me! causing the shadow on the steps, which hath come gone down on the steps of Ahaz with the sun, to return, backwards, ten steps. So the sun returned ten steps, by the steps which it had come down.
38:9 ¶ The writing of Hezekiah king of Judah, when he had been sick, and then recovered from his sickness:
38:10 I, saidIn the noontide of my days, I must enter the gates of hades,I am deprived of the residue of my years!
38:11 I saidI shall not see Yah, Yah, in the land of the living, I shall discern the son of earth no longer, with the dwellers in the quiet land.
38:12 My dwelling, hath been broken up, And is stripped from me, like a shepherd's tent,I have rolled upas a weavermy life, From the loom, doth he cut me off, From day until night, [I said]Thou wilt finish me.
38:13 I cried out, until morning, like a lion, Thus, will he break all my bones! From day until night, Thou wilt finish me!
38:14 As a twittering swallow, so, do I chatter, I coo as a dove,Mine eyes languish, through looking on high, O My Lord! distress is upon memy Surety!
38:15 What can I say? Since he hath promised for me, Himself, will perform. I will go softly, all my years, Because of the bitterness of my soul.
38:16 O My Lord! on those things do men live,And, altogether in them, is the life of my spirit, When thou hast strengthened me, and made me live.
38:17 Lo! for well-being, I had bitternessbitterness,But, thou, cleaving unto my soul, hast raised me from the pit of corruption, For thou hast cast, behind thy back, all my sins.
38:18 For, hades, cannot praise thee, Nor, death, celebrate thee,They who go down to the pit cannot wait for thy faithfulness.
38:19 The living, the living, he, can praise thee, As I, do this day,A father, to his children, can make known thy faithfulness.
38:21 And Isaiah had said, Let them take a cake of figs, and let them press it over the boil, that he may recover.
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