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ber the fish which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic; but now our soul is dried away; there is nothing at all beside this manna before our eyes.—Numb. xi. 4.
Why have ye brought up the congregation of the Lord into this wilderness, that we and our cattle should die there ?-Numb. xx. 4.
If I have found grace in thy sight, let this land be given unto thy servants for a possession, and bring us not over Jordan.-Numb. xxxii. 5.
pray thee, a little water to drink, for I am thirsty.-Judges iv. 19.
Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of thy servant, and now shall I die for thirst, and fall into the hand of the uncircumcised ?--Judges xv. 18.
O Lord, to thee will I cry ; for the fire bath devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame hath burnt all the trees of the field. The beasts of the field cry also unto thee, for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.—Joel i. 19.
Master, we would that thou shouldst do for us whatsoever we shall desire.—Mark x. 35.
Lord, evermore give us this bread.—John vi. 34.
FOR GUIDANCE TO CANAAN.
O Lord God, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand ; for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might. I pray thee let me go over, and see the good land that is beyond Jordan.-- Deut. iii. 24, 25.
Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city.-Judges i. 24.
Search me, O God, and know my heart ; try me, and know my thoughts; and see if there be any wicked
in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.-Ps. cxxxix. 23.
Draw me, we will run after thee.-Cant, i. 4.
O send out thy light and thy truth; let them lead me, let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles. Then will I go unto the altar of God; unto God, my exceeding joy; yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God, my God.-Ps. xliii. 1-4.
Who will bring me into the strong city? Who will lead me into Edom? Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off ? and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our hosts?—Ps. cviii. 10.
FOR, AND AT, DEATH. Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his.—Numb. xxiii. 10.
Would God it were even ! would God it were morning.- Deut. xxviii. 67.
It is enough ; now, O Lord God, take away my life, for I am not better than my fathers. 1 Kings xix. 4.
O that I might have my request: and that God would grant me the thing that I long for! Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand and cut me off. Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow; let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One, What is my strength, that I should hope ? What is mine end, that I should prolong my life?--Job vi. 8, &c.
Now, O Lord, take, I beseech thee, my life from me ; for it is better for me to die, than to live.-Jonuh iv. 3.
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word. For mine eyes have seen thy salvation ; which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; a light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.—Luke ii. 29.
Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit. - Luke xxiii. 46.
Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.-Acts vii. 59.
Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth—Ps. Xxxi. 6.
I pray thee, let me live.—1 Kings xx. 32.
pray thee, let my life, and the life of these thy servants be precious in thy sight. Let my life now be precious in thy sight.—2 Kings i. 13.
Preserve me, O God; for in thee do I put my trust.-Ps. xvi. 1.
Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me, in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me; in the day when I call, answer me speedily; for my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth. My heart is smitten, and withered like grass ; so that I forget to eat my bread. Because of thine indignation and thy wrath, for thou hast lifted me up, and cast me down. My days are like a shadow that declineth, and I am withered like grass. But thou, O Lord, shalt endure for ever; and thy remem brance unto all generations.—Ps. cii. 1, &c.
O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days; thy years are throughout all generations.-Ps. cii. 24.
O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.-Ps. cxvi. 4.
Hear my prayer, O Lord, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness. And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified. For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead. Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me desolate. I remember the days of old ; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands. I stretch forth my hands unto thee; my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah. Hear me speedily, O Lord; my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit. Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning ; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee. Deliver me, O Lord, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me. Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God :