Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Now the LORD had prepared a large sea creature to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was inside the sea creature for three days and three nights.

New American Standard Bible

And the LORD appointed a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the stomach of the fish three days and three nights.

King James Version

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Holman Bible

Now the Lord had appointed a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the fish three days and three nights.

A Conservative Version

And LORD prepared a great sea creature to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the sea creature three days and three nights.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah; and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Amplified

Now the Lord had prepared and appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord made ready a great fish to take Jonah into its mouth; and Jonah was inside the fish for three days and three nights.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will prepare a great fish to swallow down Jonah: and Jonah will be in-the bowels of the fish three days and three nights.

King James 2000

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh provided a large fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the LORD prepared a great fish, to swallow up Jonah. And so was Jonah in the bowels of the fish three days and three nights.

NET Bible

The Lord sent a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the stomach of the fish three days and three nights.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

The Emphasized Bible

Now Yahweh had appointed a great fish, to swallow up Jonah, - and Jonah was in the belly of the fish, three days and three nights.

Webster

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

World English Bible

Yahweh prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah appointeth a great fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah is in the bowels of the fish three days and three nights.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now the Lord

Usage: 0

מנה 
manah 
Usage: 28

a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

דּאג דּגo 
Dag 
Usage: 19

to swallow up
בּלע 
Bala` 
Usage: 49

יונה 
Yonah 
Usage: 19

יונה 
Yonah 
Usage: 19

was in the belly
מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

of the fish
דּאג דּגo 
Dag 
Usage: 19

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

References

Images Jonah 1:17

Prayers for Jonah 1:17

Context Readings

Jonah Is Swallowed By A Fish And Prays To Yahweh

16 Then the men feared the LORD greatly, offered a sacrifice to the LORD, and made vows. 17 Now the LORD had prepared a large sea creature to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was inside the sea creature for three days and three nights.



Cross References

Matthew 12:40

because just as Jonah was in the stomach of the sea creature for three days and three nights, so the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.

Matthew 16:4

You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, yet you can't interpret the signs of the times? An evil and adulterous generation craves a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah." Then he left them and went away.

Luke 11:30

because just as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so the Son of Man will be a sign to this generation.

Genesis 1:21

So God created every kind of magnificent marine creature, every kind of living marine crawler with which the waters swarmed, and every kind of flying creature. And God saw how good it was.

Psalm 104:25-26

There is the deep and wide sea, teeming with numberless creatures, living things small and great.

Jonah 4:6

The LORD God prepared a vine plant, and it grew over Jonah to shade his head and provide relief from his misery. Jonah was happy indeed, he was ecstatic about the vine plant.

Habakkuk 3:2

LORD, as I listen to what has been said about you, I am afraid. LORD, revive your work throughout all of our lives reveal yourself throughout all of our lives when you are angry, remember compassion.

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