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Therefore now, O LORD, take, I beseech thee, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.

Bible References


Numbers 11:15
But if, in this way, thou art going to deal with me, slay me, I beseech thee, slay, if I have found favour in thine eyes, - and let me not see my grief,
Numbers 20:3
And the people contended with Moses, - and spake saying, Would then we had died a when our brethren died, before Yahweh!
1 Kings 19:4
But, he himself, went into the wilderness a day's journey, and came and sat down under a certain shrub, - and asked for his life, that he might die, and said - Enough, now, O Yahweh! take away my life, for, no better, am, I, than, my fathers.
Job 3:20
Wherefore give, to the wretched, light? Or, life, to the embittered in soul? -
Job 6:8
Oh that my request would come! and, my hope, oh that GOD would grant!
Jeremiah 20:14
Accursed, be the day on which I was born, - The day when my mother bare me, let it not be blessed!
Philippians 1:21
For, unto me - living, is Christ, and, dying, gain.


Jonah 4:8
And it came to pass, at the breaking forth of the sun, that God appointed a sultry east wind, and the sun smote upon the head of Jonah, that he became faint, - and asked his life, that he might die, and said, It were better for me, to die, than, to live.
Job 7:15
So that my soul chooseth strangling, Death, rather than these my bones!
Ecclesiastes 7:1
Better a name, than precious ointment, - and the day of death, than the day of one's birth.
1 Corinthians 9:15
I, however, have not used any of these things; and have not written these things, in order that, so it should be done, in my case; for it were, good for me, rather to die than - - my boast, shall, no man, make void!