Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 (appointed, destined) a great fish to swallow Jonah. And Jonah was in the stomach 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.

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 exceedingly, and offered a sacrifice unto the LORD, and made vows. 17 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.



Cross References

Matthew 12:40

For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

Matthew 16:4

A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.

Luke 11:30

For as Jonas was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man be to this generation.

Genesis 1:21

And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

Psalm 104:25-26

So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.

Jonah 4:6

And the LORD God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd.

Habakkuk 3:2

O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.

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