Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Now Nineveh was a very large city, requiring a three-day journey to cross through it. As Jonah started into the city on the first day's journey, he proclaimed the message, "40 days more and Nineveh will be overthrown!"

New American Standard Bible

Then Jonah began to go through the city one day's walk; and he cried out and said, "Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown."

King James Version

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

Holman Bible

Jonah set out on the first day of his walk in the city and proclaimed, “In 40 days Nineveh will be demolished!”

A Conservative Version

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey. And he cried out, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

American Standard Version

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

Amplified

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, Yet forty days and Nineveh shall be overthrown!

Bible in Basic English

And Jonah first of all went a day's journey into the town, and crying out said, In forty days destruction will overtake Nineveh.

Darby Translation

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be destroyed.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jonah will begin to go in to the city the going of one day, and he will call, and say, Yet forty days and Nineveh being overthrown.

King James 2000

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jonah began to go into the city a journey of one day, and he cried out and said, "Forty more days and Nineveh will be demolished!"

Modern King James verseion

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried and said, Yet forty days and Nineveh shall be overthrown!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jonah went to and entered into the city even a day's journey, and cried, saying, "There shall not pass forty days but Nineveh shall be overthrown."

NET Bible

When Jonah began to enter the city one day's walk, he announced, "At the end of forty days, Nineveh will be overthrown!"

New Heart English Bible

Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried out, and said, "Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown."

The Emphasized Bible

So Jonah began to enter into the city, one day's journey, - and he cried out and said - Yet forty days, and, Nineveh, is to be overthrown!

Webster

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

World English Bible

Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried out, and said, "In forty days, Nineveh will be overthrown!"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jonah beginneth to go in to the city a journey of one day, and proclaimeth, and saith, 'Yet forty days -- and Nineveh is overturned.'

Interlinear

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

to enter

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

into the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

a
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מהלך 
Mahalak 
Usage: 4

and he cried
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

and said

Usage: 0

ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and Nineveh
נינוה 
Niyn@veh 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

The People Of Nineveh Repent At Jonah's Proclamation

3 So Jonah got up and went to Nineveh to do what the LORD had ordered. 4 Now Nineveh was a very large city, requiring a three-day journey to cross through it. As Jonah started into the city on the first day's journey, he proclaimed the message, "40 days more and Nineveh will be overthrown!" 5 The people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least important.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:22

Whenever a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD and the oracle does not come about or the word is not fulfilled, then the LORD has not spoken it. The prophet will have spoken presumptuously, so you need not fear him."

Jeremiah 18:7-10

At one moment I may speak about a nation or a kingdom to uproot it, pull it down, or destroy it.

2 Kings 20:1

During this time, Hezekiah became sick with a fatal illness, so Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, approached him and told him, "This is what the LORD says: "Put your household in order, because you are dying. You will not survive.'"

2 Kings 20:6

Furthermore, I'll add fifteen years to your life. I'll deliver you and this city from domination by the king of Assyria, and I'll defend this city for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David."'"

Jonah 3:10

God took note of what they did that they turned from their evil ways. Because God relented concerning the trouble about which he had warned them, he did not carry it out.

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