as well as the sound of your stringed instruments. 2
You lie on a bed of maggots,
with a blanket of worms over you. 3
to the remote slopes of the pit. 5
1 tn Or “pride” (NCV, CEV); KJV, NIV, NRSV “pomp.”
2 tn Or “harps” (NAB, NIV, NRSV).
3 tn Heb “under you maggots are spread out, and worms are your cover.”
5 tn The Hebrew term בּוּר (bor, “cistern”) is sometimes used metaphorically to refer to the place of the dead or the entrance to the underworld.