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Jonah 1 [Full Chapter]
[ Commissioning of a reluctant prophet ] The Lord’s word came to Jonah, Amittai’s son: “Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it, for their evil has come to my attention.” So Jonah got up—to flee to Tarshish from the Lord! He went down to Joppa and found a ship headed for Tarshish. He paid the fare and went aboard to go with them to Tarshish, away from the Lord. ...

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He reestablished Israel’s border from Lebo-hamath to the Dead Sea. This was in agreement with the word that the Lord, the God of Israel, spoke through his servant the prophet Jonah, Amittai’s son, who was from Gath-hepher.
So Jonah got up—to flee to Tarshish from the Lord! He went down to Joppa and found a ship headed for Tarshish. He paid the fare and went aboard to go with them to Tarshish, away from the Lord.
The sailors were terrified, and each one cried out to his god. They hurled the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to make it lighter. Now Jonah had gone down into the hold of the vessel to lie down and was deep in sleep.
Meanwhile, the sailors said to each other, “Come on, let’s cast lots so that we might learn who is to blame for this evil that’s happening to us.” They cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.
Then as the sun rose God provided a dry east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah’s head so that he became faint. He begged that he might die, saying, “It’s better for me to die than to live.”
The citizens of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it as guilty, because they changed their hearts and lives in response to Jonah’s preaching. And look, someone greater than Jonah is here.
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47 topical index results for “jonah”

GOURD » Jonah's, believed to be a vine resembling the American squash, used in Assyria to cover huts (Jonah 4:6-10)
NINEVEH » Contained a population of upwards of one-hundred and twenty thousand people, when Jonah preached (Jonah 4:11)
AFFLICTIONS AND ADVERSITIES » Exemplified » Jonah (Jonah 2:7)
ANGER » INSTANCES OF » Jonah, because the gourd withered (Jonah 4:1,2,4,9)
BACKSLIDERS » INSTANCES OF » Jonah (Jonah 1:3)
BACKSLIDERS » INSTANCES OF » Jonah (Jonah 2;)
CONVICTION » INSTANCES OF » After casting Jonah into the sea (Jonah 1:16)
CONVICTION » INSTANCES OF » Jonah, in the belly of the great fish (Jonah 2)
DESPONDENCY » INSTANCES OF » Jonah after he had preached to the Ninevites (Jonah 4:3,8)
DISOBEDIENCE TO GOD » INSTANCES OF » Of Jonah, in refusing to deliver the message to the Ninevites (Jonah 1)
FAITH » INSTANCES OF » Ninevites, in obeying Jonah (Jonah 3:5)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » Ninevites, when Jonah preached to them (Jonah 3:5-10)
FEAR OF GOD » CONSPICUOUS INSTANCES OF THOSE WHO FEARED » Jonah, during the storm (Jonah 1:9)
GOD » HIS PRESERVING CARE EXEMPLIFIED » Jonah (Jonah 1:17)
JONAS » JONAS » See JONAH

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