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That it would
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in soul;
So that my soul chooseth strangling, And death rather than these my bones.
Oh that thou wouldest hide me in Sheol, That thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, That thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me!
I am not able to bear all this people alone, because it is too heavy for me.
1 Kings 19:4
But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper-tree: and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, It is enough; now, O Jehovah, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.
Therefore now, O Jehovah, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.
And in those days men shall seek death, and shall in no wise find it; and they shall desire to die, and death fleeth from them.
That he would
Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; For the hand of God hath touched me.
For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: My moisture was changed as with the drought of summer. Selah
Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.