They tell God, 'Depart from us, for we don't want to know about your ways.
I loathe my life. I don't want to live forever. Leave me alone, for my days are but a breath.
How long will you not look away from me, nor leave me alone until I swallow down my spittle?
Aren't my days few? Cease then. Leave me alone, that I may find a little comfort,
Isn't this the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, 'Leave us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians?' For it were better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness."
1 Samuel 11:3
The elders of Jabesh said to him, "Give us seven day, that we may send messengers to all the borders of Israel; and then, if there is no one to save us, we will come out to you."
and he from within will answer and say, 'Don't bother me. The door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I can't get up and give it to you'?
Oh spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go away, and exist no more." For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
She said to her father, "Let this thing be done for me: let me alone two months, that I may depart and go down on the mountains, and bewail my virginity, I and my companions."
Depart! they cried to them, Unclean! depart, depart, don't touch! When they fled away and wandered, men said among the nations, They shall no more live [here].