Christian Standard Bible
5 Then the people of Nineveh believed God. They proclaimed a fast(A) and dressed in sackcloth—from the greatest of them to the least.
By order of the king and his nobles: No person or animal, herd or flock, is to taste anything at all. They must not eat or drink water. 8 Furthermore, both people and animals must be covered with sackcloth, and everyone must call out earnestly to God.(D) Each must turn from his evil ways(E) and from his wrongdoing.[a] 9 Who knows?(F) God may turn and relent; he may turn from his burning anger so that we will not perish.(G)Read full chapter
- 3:8 Or injustice, or violence