Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways.
I loathe it; I would not live always: let me alone; for my days are vanity.
How long will you 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 take comfort a little,
Is not this the word that we did tell you in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had 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 territory of Israel: and then, if there be no man to save us, we will come out to you.
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 you.
O spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go away, and be no more.
And she said 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 lament my virginity, I and my companions.
They cried unto them, Depart; it is unclean; depart, depart, touch not: when they fled away and wandered, they said among the nations, They shall no more sojourn there.