and I am withered like grass.
he has cut short my days.
You endure through all generations. 4
1 tn Heb “my days [are] like an extended [or “lengthening”] shadow,” that is, like a late afternoon shadow made by the descending sun that will soon be swallowed up by complete darkness.
3 tn Heb “do not lift me up in the middle of my days.”
4 tn Heb “in a generation of generations [are] your years.”