Genesis 22:2  . . . Now take your son, your only son, whom you love, even Isaac, and go into the land of Moriah. Offer him there as a burnt offering . . .

Numbers 11:15 If you treat me [Moses] this way, please kill me right now, if I have found favor in your sight; and donít let me see my wretchedness.

Job 3:1,11  . . . Job opened his mouth, and cursed the day of his birth. . . . Why didnít I die from the womb? Why didnít I give up the spirit when my mother bore me?

Job 6:8-9 Oh that I might have my request, that God would grant the thing that I long for, even that it would please God to crush me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! [i.e. kill him]

Job 14:13 Oh that you would hide me in Sheol [The realm of the dead]

1 Kings 19:4 Then he [Elijah] requested for himself that he might die, and said, ďIt is enough. Now, O Lord, take away my life . . .Ē

Jeremiah 20:14-18 Cursed is the day in which I was born . . . Cursed is the man who brought news to my father, saying, A boy is born to you; making him very glad. Let that man be as the cities which the Lord overthrew . . . because he didnít kill me from the womb . . . Why did I come out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Jonah 4:3,8-9 Therefore now, Lord, take, I beg you, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live. . . . It is better for me to die than to live. . . . I am right to be angry, even to death.



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