The Book of Jonah

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3:2 Up! go to Nineveh, that great town, and give it the word which I have given you.

2:5 The waters were circling round me, even to the neck; the deep was about me; the sea-grass was twisted round my head.

1:16 Then great was the men's fear of the Lord; and they made an offering to the Lord and took oaths to him.

3:10 And God saw what they did, how they were turned from their evil way; and God's purpose was changed as to the evil which he said he would do to them, and he did it not.

2:3 For you have put me down into the deep, into the heart of the sea; and the river was round about me; all your waves and your rolling waters went over me.

2:7 When my soul in me was overcome, I kept the memory of the Lord: and my prayer came in to you, into your holy Temple.

3:5 And the people of Nineveh had belief in God; and a time was fixed for going without food, and they put on haircloth, from the greatest to the least.

4:7 But early on the morning after, God made ready a worm for the destruction of the vine, and it became dry and dead.

4:1 But this seemed very wrong to Jonah, and he was angry.

1:7 And they said to one another, Come, let us put this to the decision of chance and see on whose account this evil has come on us. So they did so, and Jonah was seen to be the man.

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