Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And the seamen will fear, and they will cry each to his God, and they cast down the vessels which were in the ship into the sea to lighten from them. And Jonah went down to the sides of the ship, and he will lie down and snore.

New American Standard Bible

Then the sailors became afraid and every man cried to his god, and they threw the cargo which was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone below into the hold of the ship, lain down and fallen sound asleep.

King James Version

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah was gone down into the sides of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.

Holman Bible

The sailors were afraid, and each cried out to his god. They threw the ship’s cargo into the sea to lighten the load. Meanwhile, Jonah had gone down to the lowest part of the vessel and had stretched out and fallen into a deep sleep.

International Standard Version

At this point the mariners became terrified, and each man cried out to his gods. They began to throw the cargo into the sea in order to lighten the vessel. But Jonah had gone down into the vessel's hold, had lain down, and was fast asleep.

A Conservative Version

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man to his god. And they cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it to them. But Jonah was gone down into the innermost parts of the ship, and he lay, and w

American Standard Version

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god; and they cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it unto them. But Jonah was gone down into the innermost parts of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.

Amplified

Then the sailors were afraid, and each man cried out to his god; and to lighten the ship [and diminish the danger] they threw the ship’s cargo into the sea. But Jonah had gone below into the hold of the ship and had lain down and was sound asleep.

Bible in Basic English

Then the sailors were full of fear, every man crying to his god; and the goods in the ship were dropped out into the sea to make the weight less. But Jonah had gone down into the inmost part of the ship where he was stretched out in a deep sleep.

Darby Translation

And the mariners were afraid, and cried every one unto his god; and they cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to be lightened of them. But Jonah had gone down into the lower part of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.

King James 2000

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah had gone down into the lower part of the ship; and he had lain down, and was fast asleep.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they threw the {contents} that were in the merchant ship into the sea to lighten it for them. And [meanwhile] Jonah went down into the hold of the vessel and lay down and fell asleep.

Modern King James verseion

Then the seamen were afraid, and each man cried to his god. And they threw out the ship's articles in the ship, into the sea in order to lighten it. But Jonah had gone down into the hold of the ship; and he lay there, and was fast asleep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the mariners were afraid and cried every man unto his god, and cast out the goods that were in the ship in to the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah gat him under the hatches and laid him down and slumbered.

NET Bible

The sailors were so afraid that each cried out to his own god and they flung the ship's cargo overboard to make the ship lighter. Jonah, meanwhile, had gone down into the hold below deck, had lain down, and was sound asleep.

New Heart English Bible

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man to his god. They threw the cargo that was in the ship into the sea, to lighten it. But Jonah had gone down into the innermost parts of the ship, and he was laying down, and was fast asleep.

The Emphasized Bible

Then were the mariners, afraid, and made outcry every man unto his own god, and they hurled the wares which were in the ship, into the sea, to lighten it of them, - but, Jonah, had gone down into the hinder parts of the vessel, and had lain down, and fallen into a sound sleep.

Webster

Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man to his god, and cast the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah had gone down into the sides of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.

World English Bible

Then the mariners were afraid, and every man cried to his god. They threw the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten the ship. But Jonah had gone down into the innermost parts of the ship, and he was laying down, and was fast asleep.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the mariners are afraid, and cry each unto his god, and cast the goods that are in the ship into the sea, to make it light of them; and Jonah hath gone down unto the sides of the vessel, and he lieth down, and is fast asleep.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלּח 
Mallach 
Usage: 4

and cried
זעק 
Za`aq 
Usage: 73

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and cast forth
טוּל 
Tuwl 
Usage: 14

the wares
כּלי 
K@liy 
Usage: 325

that were in the ship
אניּה 
'oniyah 
Usage: 31

into the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

to lighten
קלל 
Qalal 
Usage: 82

it of them. But Jonah
יונה 
Yonah 
Usage: 19

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

into the sides
ירכה 
Y@rekah 
Usage: 28

of the ship
ספינה 
C@phiynah 
Usage: 1

and he lay
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

References

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Context Readings

Jonah Disobeys Yahweh

4 And Jehovah cast down a great wind upon the sea, and there will be a great storm upon the sea, and the ship was thought to be broken. 5 And the seamen will fear, and they will cry each to his God, and they cast down the vessels which were in the ship into the sea to lighten from them. And Jonah went down to the sides of the ship, and he will lie down and snore. 6 And the chief sailor will draw near to him and say to him, What to thee, thou snoring? Arise, and call to thy God; perhaps thy God will work for us and we shall not perish.


Cross References

Acts 27:18-19

And we being exceedingly tempest tossed, the following day they made a casting of the cargo overboard;

Acts 27:38

And satisfied with food, they lightened the ship, casting out the wheat into the sea.

1 Kings 18:26

And they will take the bullock which was given to them, and do, and they will call upon the name of Baal, from morning even to noon, saying, O Baal, answer us. And no voice, and none answered. And they will leap upon the altar which was made.

Judges 16:19

And she will cause him to sleep upon her knees; and she will call to a man, and she will shave the seven braids of his head; and she will begin to humble him, and his strength will remove from him.

1 Samuel 24:3

And he will come to the sheepfolds upon the way, and there a cave; and Saul will come in to cover his feet: and David and his men dwelling in the sides of the cave.

Job 2:4

And the adversary will answer Jehovah and say, Skin for skin, and all which is to a man he will give for his soul.

Isaiah 44:17-20

And its remainder he made for a god, for his carved image: he will fall down to it, and he will worship and pray to it, and say, Deliver me, for thou my god.

Isaiah 45:20

Assemble ye together and come; draw ye near together, the escaped of the nations: they knew not lifting up the wood of their carved image, and praying to God he will not save.

Jeremiah 2:28

And where thy gods which thou didst make to thee? they will arise, if they shall save thee in the time of thine evil: for from the numbering of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah.

Hosea 7:14

And they cried not to me in their heart, for they shall wail upon their beds: for corn and new wine they will assemble themselves together; they will turn aside against me..

Jonah 1:6

And the chief sailor will draw near to him and say to him, What to thee, thou snoring? Arise, and call to thy God; perhaps thy God will work for us and we shall not perish.

Jonah 1:14

And they will call to Jehovah, and say, Ah, now, O Jehovah, not now shall we perish for the soul of this man, and thou wilt not give upon us innocent blood: for thou Jehovah didst as thou pleased.

Jonah 1:16

And the men feared Jehovah with great fear, and they will sacrifice a sacrifice to Jehovah, and they will vow vows.

Matthew 25:5

And the bridegroom delaying, they all slumbered and slept.

Matthew 26:40-41

And he comes to his disciples, and finds them sleeping, and says to Peter, So were ye not able to watch with me one hour?

Matthew 26:43

And having gone he finds them again sleeping: for their eyes were loaded.

Matthew 26:45

Then comes he to his disciples, and says to them, Sleep for the remaining time, and take rest: behold, the hour has drawn near, and the Son of man is delivered into the hands of the sinful.

Luke 22:45-46

And having risen from prayer, having come to his disciples, he found them sleeping from grief;

Philippians 3:7-8

But what things were gain to me, these I have thought loss for Christ.

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