New Living Translation
I would rather be strangled--rather die than suffer like this.
King James Bible
So that my soul chooseth strangling, and death rather than my life.
Darby Bible Translation
So that my soul chooseth strangling, death, rather than my bones.
World English Bible
so that my soul chooses strangling, death rather than my bones.
Young's Literal Translation
And my soul chooseth strangling, Death rather than my bones.
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LibraryWhether the Souls who are in Heaven or Hell are Able to Go from Thence?
Objection 1: It would seem that the souls in heaven or hell are unable to go from thence. For Augustine says (De Cura pro Mort. xiii): "If the souls of the dead took any part in the affairs of the living, to say nothing of others, there is myself whom not for a single night would my loving mother fail to visit since she followed me by land and sea in order to abide with me": and from this he concludes that the souls of the departed do not mingle in the affairs of the living. But they would be able …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Of the Lack of all Comfort
And what Members of the Holy Body, which is the Church...
In those days people will seek death but will not find it. They will long to die, but death will flee from them!
but then you shatter me with dreams and terrify me with visions.
I hate my life and don't want to go on living. Oh, leave me alone for my few remaining days.
And the people of this evil nation who survive will wish to die rather than live where I will send them. I, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, have spoken!
Just kill me now, LORD! I'd rather be dead than alive if what I predicted will not happen."
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