Desire For Death

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Job 3:11

Wherefore did I not die from the womb, come forth from the belly and expire?

Job 10:18

And wherefore didst thou bring me forth out of the womb? I had expired, and no eye had seen me.

Jeremiah 20:14-18

Cursed be the day wherein I was born; let not the day wherein my mother bore me be blessed! Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, A man child is born unto thee; making him very glad! And let that man be as the cities which Jehovah overthrew, and repented not; and let him hear a cry in the morning, and a shouting at noonday,read more.
because he slew me not from the womb. Or would that my mother had been my grave, and her womb always great with me! Wherefore came I forth from the womb to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed in shame?

2 Samuel 1:9

He said to me again, Stand, I pray thee, over me, and slay me; for anguish has seized me; for my life is yet whole in me.

Job 6:8

Oh that I might have my request, and that +God would grant my desire!

Job 6:9

And that it would please +God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand and cut me off!

Job 14:13

Oh that thou wouldest hide me in Sheol, that thou wouldest keep me secret until thine anger be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me, --

1 Kings 19:4

And he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a certain broom-bush, and requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough: now, Jehovah, take my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

Jonah 4:8

And it came to pass, when the sun arose, that God prepared a sultry east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, so that he fainted; and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.

Luke 23:30

Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall upon us; and to the hills, Cover us:

Jeremiah 8:3

And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue that remain of this evil family, in all the places whither I have driven those that remain, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Job 3:21

Who long for death, and it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hidden treasures;

Ecclesiastes 4:2

Then I praised the dead who are already dead more than the living who are yet alive;

Exodus 16:3

And the children of Israel said to them, Would that we had died by the hand of Jehovah in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh-pots, when we ate bread to the full; for ye have brought us out into this wilderness, to kill this whole congregation with hunger!

Numbers 14:2

And all the children of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron; and the whole assembly said to them, Would that we had died in the land of Egypt! or in this wilderness would that we had died!

Numbers 20:3

And the people contended with Moses, and spoke, saying, Would that we had died when our brethren died before Jehovah!

2 Samuel 18:33

And the king was much moved, and went up to the upper chamber of the gate, and wept; and as he went, he said thus: O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! would God I had died in thy stead, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Job 3:22

Who rejoice even exultingly and are glad when they find the grave? --

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and all refuge shall vanish from them, and their hope shall be the breathing out of life.

Hosea 10:8

And the high places of Aven, the sin of Israel, shall be destroyed: the thorn and the thistle shall come up upon their altars; and they shall say to the mountains, Cover us! and to the hills, Fall on us!

Amos 9:2

Though they dig into Sheol, thence shall my hand take them; and though they climb up to the heavens, thence will I bring them down;

Psalm 41:5

Mine enemies wish me evil: When will he die, and his name perish?

Psalm 71:10

For mine enemies speak against me, and they that watch for my soul consult together,

2 Samuel 19:6

in that thou lovest them that hate thee, and hatest those that love thee. For thou hast declared this day, that neither princes nor servants are anything to thee: for to-day I perceive, that if Absalom had lived, and all we had died to-day, then it would have been right in thine eyes.

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