Desire For Death

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Job 3:11

Why didn't I die while I was still in the womb, or die while I was being born?

Job 10:18

So why did you bring me out from the womb? I wish I had died, before anyone had seen me,

Jeremiah 20:14-18

Let the day on which I was born be cursed. Don't let the day on which my mother gave birth to me be blessed. Cursed is the person who brought the good news to my father, "A baby boy has been born to you," making him very happy. May that man be like the cities that the LORD overthrew without compassion. Let him hear a cry in the morning, and a battle cry at noon,read more.
because he didn't kill me in the womb, so that my mother would have been my grave and her womb forever pregnant. Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow, and to finish my life living in shame?

2 Samuel 1:9

He begged me, "Please come stand here next to me and kill me, because I'm still alive.'

Job 6:8

"Who will grant my wish? I wish God would grant what I'm hoping for:

Job 6:9

that God would just be willing to crush me; that he would let loose and eliminate me!

Job 14:13

"Won't you keep me safe in the afterlife? Conceal me until your anger subsides. Set an appointment for me, then remember me.

1 Kings 19:4

and ran for a day's journey deep into the wilderness. He found a juniper tree, sat down under it, and prayed that he could die. He asked God, "Enough! LORD! Take my life, because I'm not better than my ancestors!"

Jonah 4:8

When the sun rose, God prepared a harsh east wind. The sun beat down on Jonah's head, he became faint, and he begged to die. "It is better for me to die than to live!" he said.

Luke 23:30

Then people will begin to say to the mountains, "Fall on us!', and to the hills, "Cover us up!'

Jeremiah 8:3

"In all the places where the people remain, where I've banished them, death will be chosen over life by all the remnant that remains of this evil family," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Job 3:21

To those who are longing for death even though it does not come? To those who search for it more than for hidden treasure?

Ecclesiastes 4:2

So I commended the dead who had already died as being happier than the living who are still alive.

Exodus 16:3

The Israelis told them, "If only we had died by the LORD's hand in the land of Egypt when we sat by the cooking pots, when we ate bread until we were filled because you brought us to this desert to kill this entire congregation with hunger."

Numbers 14:2

All the Israelis complained against Moses and Aaron. Then the entire assembly responded, "We wish that we had died in Egypt or in this wilderness.

Numbers 20:3

As the people argued with Moses, they told him, "We wish that we had died when our relatives died in the LORD's presence!

2 Samuel 18:33

Deeply shaken, the king went up to the chamber overlooking the city gate, weeping bitterly and crying out as he went along, "My son Absalom! My son! My son Absalom! I wish I had died instead of you, Absalom my son, my son!"

Job 3:22

To those who are happy beyond measure when they reach their graves?

Job 11:20

But what the wicked look for will fail; their way of escape will be taken away from them; their only hope is to take their final breath."

Hosea 10:8

Destroyed will be the high places of Aven, that are the sin of Israel. Both thorn and thistle will grow up over their altars. They will call out to the mountains, "Cover us!' and to the hills, "Fall on us!'

Amos 9:2

"Even if they burrow into Sheol, from there my hand will find them. Even if they ascend to the heavens, from there I will bring them down.

Psalm 41:5

As for my enemies, with malice they said, "When will he die and memory of his name perish?"

Psalm 71:10

For my enemies talk against me; those who seek to kill me plot together

2 Samuel 19:6

You love those who hate you and hate those who love you! You've made it abundantly clear today that your officers and the men under them mean nothing to you! I've learned today that you would rather have Absalom alive today and all the rest of us dead!

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