Are my days not few? Stop [it]! Leave me alone, so that I can smile a little
before I go to a land of darkness and gloom, never to return.
Since man's days are determined and the number of his months depends on You, and [since] You have set limits he cannot pass,
look away from him and let him rest so that he can enjoy his day like a hired hand.
Enoch walked with God, and he was not there, because God took him.
Their father Jacob said to them, "You have deprived me of my sons. Joseph is gone and Simeon is gone. Now you want to take Benjamin. Everything happens to me!"
But a man dies and fades away; he breathes his last-- where is he?
As water disappears from the sea and a wadi becomes parched and dry,
so man lies down never to rise again. They will not wake up until the heavens are no more; they will not stir from their sleep.