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The People of Nineveh Believe

So the (A)people of Nineveh believed God, proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them. Then word came to the king of Nineveh; and he arose from his throne and laid aside his robe, covered himself with sackcloth (B)and sat in ashes. (C)And he caused it to be proclaimed and published throughout Nineveh by the decree of the king and his [a]nobles, saying,

Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste anything; do not let them eat, or drink water.

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Footnotes

  1. Jonah 3:7 Lit. great ones