Therefore, they say unto God, Depart from us; for we do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.
I loathed life; I do not desire to live for ever; let me alone; for my days are vanity.
For how long wilt thou not depart from me, nor let me alone until I swallow down my spittle?
Are not my days few? Cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little,
Is this not what we told thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone that we may serve the Egyptians? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than that we should die in the wilderness.
1 Samuel 11:3
And the elders of Jabesh said unto him, Give us seven days' respite, that we may send messengers unto all the borders of Israel, and then, if there is no one to save us, we will come out to thee.
And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.
O spare me, that I may recover strength before I go from here and be no more.
And she said again unto her father, Let this thing be done for me; let me alone two months, that I may go up and down upon the mountains and bewail my virginity, I and my companions.
Samech They cried unto them, Depart ye; it is unclean; depart, depart, touch not because they were contaminated; and when they were thrust through, they said among the Gentiles, They shall never dwell here again.