He deprives the trusted advisers
Let them exalt him in the assembly of the people! Let them praise him in the place where the leaders preside!
you young men and young women, you elderly, along with you children!
The elders are gone from the city gate; the young men have stopped playing their music.
Princes were hung by their hands; elders were mistreated.
Abraham and Sarah were old and advancing in years;
Now Elihu had waited before speaking
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons
We said to my lord, ‘We have an aged father, and there is a young boy who was born when our father was old.
פ (Pe) The Lord himself
Announce a holy fast;
Gather the people; sanctify an assembly! Gather the elders; gather the children and the nursing infants. Let the bridegroom come out from his bedroom and the bride from her private quarters.
Moreover, the Lord who rules over all says, ‘Old men and women will once more live in the plazas of Jerusalem, each one leaning on a cane because of advanced age.