Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Jonah set out to flee toward Tarshish from {the presence of} Yahweh. And he went down [to] Joppa and found a merchant ship going [to] Tarshish, and paid her fare, and went on board her to go with them toward Tarshish from {the presence of} Yahweh.

New American Standard Bible

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.

King James Version

But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

Holman Bible

However, Jonah got up to flee to Tarshish from the Lord’s presence. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. He paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish, from the Lord’s presence.

International Standard Version

But Jonah got up and fled from the LORD to Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, secured passage on a ship bound for Tarshish, paid the fare, and boarded, intending to go with the mariners to Tarshish to escape from the LORD.

A Conservative Version

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of LORD. And he went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare of it, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of LORD

American Standard Version

But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of Jehovah; and he went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of Jehovah.

Amplified

But Jonah ran away to Tarshish to escape from the presence of the Lord [and his duty as His prophet]. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish [the most remote of the Phoenician trading cities]. So he paid the fare and went down into the ship to go with them to Tarshish away from the presence of the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

And Jonah got up to go in flight to Tarshish, away from the Lord; and he went down to Joppa, and saw there a ship going to Tarshish: so he gave them the price of the journey and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish, away from the Lord.

Darby Translation

But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of Jehovah; and he went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish, from the presence of Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jonah will rise up to flee to Tarshish from the face of Jehovah, and he will go down to Joppa; and he will find a ship going to Tarshish, and be will give his hire, and he will go down in it to go with them to Tarshish from the face of Jehovah.

King James 2000

But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid its fare, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

Modern King James verseion

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of Jehovah. And he went down to Joppa. And he found a ship going to Tarshish. And he gave its fare, and went down into it, in order to go with them to Tarshish, away from the sight of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jonah made him ready to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and gat him down to Joppa, and found there a ship ready to go to Tarshish, and paid his fare, and went aboard, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

NET Bible

Instead, Jonah immediately headed off to Tarshish to escape from the commission of the Lord. He traveled to Joppa and found a merchant ship heading to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went aboard it to go with them to Tarshish far away from the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid its fare, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

But Jonah arose to flee unto Tarshish, away from the presence of Yahweh, - and went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish, so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish,, away from the presence of Yahweh.

Webster

But Jonah arose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare of it, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

World English Bible

But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of Yahweh. He went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid its fare, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jonah riseth to flee to Tarshish from the face of Jehovah, and goeth down to Joppa, and findeth a ship going to Tarshish, and he giveth its fare, and goeth down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the face of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יונה 
Yonah 
Usage: 19

rose up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

to flee
בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

תּרשׁישׁ 
Tarshiysh 
Usage: 28

פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and went down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

to Joppa
יפוא יפו 
Yapho 
Usage: 4

and he found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

a ship
אניּה 
'oniyah 
Usage: 31


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

תּרשׁישׁ 
Tarshiysh 
Usage: 28

so he paid
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

the fare
שׂכר 
Sakar 
Usage: 28

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

into it, to go

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

תּרשׁישׁ 
Tarshiysh 
Usage: 28

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Images Jonah 1:3

Prayers for Jonah 1:3

Context Readings

Jonah Disobeys Yahweh

2 "Get up! Go to the great city Nineveh and cry out against her, because their evil has come up {before me}." 3 But Jonah set out to flee toward Tarshish from {the presence of} Yahweh. And he went down [to] Joppa and found a merchant ship going [to] Tarshish, and paid her fare, and went on board her to go with them toward Tarshish from {the presence of} Yahweh. 4 And Yahweh hurled a great wind upon the sea, and it was a great storm on the sea, and the merchant ship {was in danger of breaking up}.


Cross References

Joshua 19:46

Me Jarkon, Rakkon, with the border opposite Joppa.

Genesis 4:16

And Cain went out from the presence of Yahweh, and he settled in the land of Nod, east of Eden.

Acts 9:36

Now in Joppa there was a certain female disciple {named} Tabitha (which translated means "Dorcas"). She was full of good deeds and charitable giving which she was constantly doing.

Isaiah 23:1

The oracle of Tyre: Wail, ships of Tarshish, for {the house is destroyed so that no one can enter}; it is announced to them from the land of Cyprus.

Isaiah 23:6

Cross over [to] Tarshish! Wail, inhabitants of [the] coast!

Isaiah 23:10

Cross over your [own] land like the Nile, daughter of Tarshish; there is no longer a harbor.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed to Yahweh and said, "O Yahweh, [was] this not {what I said} while I was in my homeland? Therefore {I originally fled} to Tarshish, because I knew that you [are] a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger {and having great steadfast love}, and one who relents concerning calamity.

Genesis 3:8

Then they heard the sound of Yahweh God walking in the garden {at the windy time of day}. And the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of Yahweh God among the trees of the garden.

Exodus 4:13-14

And he said, "Please, Lord, do send {anyone else whom you wish to send}."

1 Kings 19:3

Then he became afraid, got up, and {fled for his life}. He came [to] Beersheba which belongs to Judah, and he left his servant there.

1 Kings 19:9

He came to the cave there and spent the night there. Suddenly the [word] of Yahweh came to him and asked him, "{Elijah, what are you doing here}?"

2 Chronicles 2:16

And we ourselves will cut trees from Lebanon according to all your need, and we will bring them to you on rafts over the sea to Joppa, so that you may bring them up to Jerusalem."

Job 1:12

So Yahweh said to Satan, "Look, {all that belongs to him} is in your {power}. Only do not stretch out your hand {against} him." So Satan went out from Yahweh's {presence}.

Job 2:7

So Satan went out from {Yahweh's presence}, and he inflicted Job with loathsome skin sores from the sole of his foot up to the crown of his head.

Psalm 139:7-12

Where I can go from your Spirit, or where can I flee from your presence?

Isaiah 2:16

and against all the ships of Tarshish, and against all the ships of desire.

Isaiah 60:9

Because [the] coastlands wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish [are] first to bring your children from afar, their silver and gold with them, for the name of Yahweh your God, and for the holy one of Israel, because he has glorified you.

Jeremiah 20:7-9

You have persuaded me, Yahweh, and I was persuaded. You have overpowered me, and you have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all day [long]. {Everyone} [is] mocking me.

Ezekiel 3:14

And [the] Spirit lifted me and took me, and I went [in] bitterness in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of Yahweh [was] strong on me.

Ezekiel 27:12

" 'Tarshish [was] your trader; from [the] abundance of all of [their] wealth, with silver, iron, tin, and lead they exchanged for your merchandise.

Luke 9:62

But Jesus said, "No one who puts [his] hand on the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God!"

Acts 9:43

And it happened that [he] stayed many days in Joppa with a certain Simon, a tanner.

Acts 15:38

but Paul held the opinion they should not take this one along, who departed from them in Pamphylia and did not accompany them in the work.

Acts 26:19

"Therefore, O King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision,

1 Corinthians 9:16

For if I proclaim the gospel, it is not to me a reason for boasting, for necessity is imposed on me. For woe is to me if I do not proclaim the gospel.

2 Thessalonians 1:9

who will pay the penalty [of] eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his strength,

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