And they say unto God, Depart from us, for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways!
I loathe it; I shall not live always: let me alone, for my days are a breath.
How long wilt thou not look away from me, nor let me alone till I swallow down my spittle?
Are not my days few? cease then and let me alone, that I may revive a little,
Is not this what we told thee in Egypt, when we said, Let us alone, and we will serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.
1 Samuel 11:3
And the elders of Jabesh said to him, Allow us seven days, and we will send messengers into all the districts of Israel; and if there be no man to deliver us, we will come out to thee.
and he within answering should say, Do not disturb me; the door is already shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise up to give it thee?
Look away from me, and let me recover strength, before I go hence and be no more.
And she said to her father, "Let this thing be done for me; let me alone two months, that I may go and wander on the mountains, and bewail my virginity, I and my companions."
They cried unto them, Depart! Unclean! Depart! depart, touch not! When they fled away, and wandered about, it was said among the nations, They shall no more sojourn there.