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15 If You treat me like this, please kill me here and now—if I have found favor in Your sight—and (A)do not let me see my wretchedness!”

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But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a [a]broom tree. And he (A)prayed that he might die, and said, “It is enough! Now, Lord, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers!”

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  1. 1 Kings 19:4 juniper

16 (A)I loathe my life;
I would not live forever.
(B)Let me alone,
For (C)my days are but [a]a breath.

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  1. Job 7:16 Without substance, futile

21 “I am blameless, yet I do not know myself;
I despise my life.

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Job: I Would Plead with God

10 “My (A)soul loathes my life;
I will [a]give free course to my complaint,
(B)I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

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  1. Job 10:1 Lit. leave on myself