"They say to God, "Turn away from us! We have no desire to know your ways.
I hate the thought of living forever! Leave me alone, because my days are pointless."
Why won't you look away from me? Why don't you leave me alone so I can swallow my saliva?
My days are so few, aren't they? So leave me alone, then, so I can smile a little
Is this not what we told you in Egypt, when we said, "Leave us alone!' and "Let us serve the Egyptians!'? Indeed, it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!"
1 Samuel 11:3
The elders of Jabesh told him, "Leave us alone for seven days so that we may send messengers through all the territory of Israel. Then if no one delivers us, we will come out to you and surrender."
Suppose he answers from inside, "Stop bothering me! The door is already locked, and my children are here with us in the bedroom. I can't get up and give you anything!'
Stop looking at me with chastisement, so I can smile again, before I depart and am no more. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
Then she continued talking with her father, "Do this for me: leave me alone by myself for two months. I'll go up to the mountains and cry there because I'll never marry. My friends and I will go."
"Go away! Unclean!" they shouted at them. "Go away! Go away! Don't touch!" When they fled away and wandered, those among the nations decreed, "They cannot live here!"