In this chapter we have, I. A command given to Jonah to preach at Nineveh, Jonah 1:1, 2. II. Jonah’s disobedience to that command, Jonah 1:3. III. The pursuit and arrest of him for that disobedience by a storm, in which he was asleep, Jonah 1:4-6. IV. The discovery of him, and his disobedience, to be the cause of the storm, Jonah 1:7-10. V. The casting of him into the sea, for the stilling of the storm, Jonah 1:11-16. VI. The miraculous preservation of his life there in the belly of a fish (Jonah 1:17), which was his reservation for further services.