Bible Cross References
I loathe it
Job 3:20-22
Why let people go on living in misery? Why give light to those in grief ?
They wait for death, but it never comes; they prefer a grave to any treasure.
They are not happy till they are dead and buried;
Job 6:9
If only he would go ahead and kill me!
Job 10:1
I am tired of living. Listen to my bitter complaint.
Genesis 27:46
Rebecca said to Isaac, "I am sick and tired of Esau's foreign wives. If Jacob also marries one of these Hittites, I might as well die."
1 Kings 19:4
Elijah walked a whole day into the wilderness. He stopped and sat down in the shade of a tree and wished he would die. "It's too much, LORD," he prayed. "Take away my life; I might as well be dead!"
Jonah 4:3
Now then, LORD, let me die. I am better off dead than alive."
Jonah 4:8
After the sun had risen, God sent a hot east wind, and Jonah was about to faint from the heat of the sun beating down on his head. So he wished he were dead. "I am better off dead than alive," he said.
let me alone
Job 10:20
Isn't my life almost over? Leave me alone! Let me enjoy the time I have left.
Job 14:6
Look away from us and leave us alone; let us enjoy our hard life---if we can.
Psalm 39:10
Don't punish me any more! I am about to die from your blows.
Psalm 39:13
Leave me alone so that I may have some happiness before I go away and am no more.
my days
Psalm 62:9
Human beings are all like a puff of breath; great and small alike are worthless. Put them on the scales, and they weigh nothing; they are lighter than a mere breath.
Psalm 78:33
So he ended their days like a breath and their lives with sudden disaster.
Psalm 144:4
We are like a puff of wind; our days are like a passing shadow.
Ecclesiastes 6:11
The longer you argue, the more useless it is, and you are no better off.
Ecclesiastes 6:12
How can anyone know what is best for us in this short, useless life of ours---a life that passes like a shadow? How can we know what will happen in the world after we die?