Several biblical prayers include the speaker's demand for judgment from God. Akkadian prayers contain similar language. Examination of plaintiffs' statements in Neo-Babylonian lawsuit records substantiates the interpretation of these demands in prayers as a courtroom form of speech.
Holtz, Shalom E. (2011). Praying as a plaintiff. Vetus Testamentum. 61(2), 1-22.
*This is constructed from limited available data and may be imprecise.