Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And the men of Nineveh will believe in God, and they will call a fast, and put on sackcloth, from great and even to small.

New American Standard Bible

Then the people of Nineveh believed in God; and they called a fast and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least of them.

King James Version

So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

Holman Bible

The men of Nineveh believed in God. They proclaimed a fast and dressed in sackcloth—from the greatest of them to the least.

International Standard Version

The people of Nineveh believed God. They called for a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them to the least important.

A Conservative Version

And the people of Nineveh believed God, and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

American Standard Version

And the people of Nineveh believed God; and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

Amplified

The people of Nineveh believed and trusted in God; and they proclaimed a fast and put on sackcloth [in penitent mourning], from the greatest even to the least of them.

Bible in Basic English

And the people of Nineveh had belief in God; and a time was fixed for going without food, and they put on haircloth, from the greatest to the least.

Darby Translation

And the men of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

King James 2000

So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the people of Nineveh believed in God, and they proclaimed a fast and put on sackcloth--from the greatest of them {to the least important}.

Modern King James verseion

And the people of Nineveh believed God. And they called a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed fasting, and arrayed themselves in sackcloth, as well the great as the small of them.

NET Bible

The people of Nineveh believed in God, and they declared a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them.

New Heart English Bible

The people of Nineveh believed God; and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

The Emphasized Bible

And the people of Nineveh believed in God, - and proclaimed a fast, and clothed themselves in sackcloth, from the greatest of them, even unto the least of them.

Webster

So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

World English Bible

The people of Nineveh believed God; and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the men of Nineveh believe in God, and proclaim a fast, and put on sackcloth, from their greatest even unto their least,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the people
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of Nineveh
נינוה 
Niyn@veh 
Usage: 17

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

a fast
צם צום 
Tsowm 
Usage: 26

and put
לבשׁ לבשׁ 
Labash 
Usage: 111

שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

of them even to the least
קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

The People Of Nineveh Repent At Jonah's Proclamation

4 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. 5 And the men of Nineveh will believe in God, and they will call a fast, and put on sackcloth, from great and even to small. 6 And the word will reach to the king of Nineveh, and he will rise from his throne, and he will take away his wide cloak from off him, and he will cover with sackcloth, and he will sit upon ashes.


Cross References

Luke 11:32

The Ninevite men shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and condemn it: for they repented at the proclamation of Jonas; and, behold, more than Jonas here.

2 Chronicles 20:3

And Jehoshaphat will fear, and he will give his face to seek to Jehovah, and he will call a fast for all Judah.

Daniel 9:3

And I will give my face to Jehovah God to seek prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes:

Joel 1:14

Consecrate a fast., call an assembly, gather together the old men, all the inhabitants of the land to the house of Jehovah your God, and cry to Jehovah.

Joel 2:12-17

And also now, says Jehovah, Turn back even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping and with wailing.

Matthew 12:41

The Ninevite men shall rise up in judgment with this generation, and condemn it: for they repented at the proclamation of Jonas; and, behold, a greater than Jonas here.

Exodus 9:18-21

Behold, I rain at this time to-morrow, hail exceedingly heavy, which was not as this in Egypt from the day it was founded even now.

Ezra 8:21

And I shall call a fast there, upon the river Ahava, to humble ourselves before our God, to seek from him a straight way for us and for our little ones, and for all our substance.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more a man his neighbor and a man his brother, saying, Know Jehovah: for they all shall know me to their small and even to their great, says Jehovah: for I will forgive their iniquity, and to their sin I will have no more remembrance

Jeremiah 36:9

And it will be in the fifth year to Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, in the ninth month, they called a fast before Jehovah to all the people in Jerusalem, and all the people coming from the cities of Judah into Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 42:1

And all the chiefs of the armies will draw near, and Johanan son of Kareah, and Jezaniah son of Hoshaiah, and all the people from the small even to the great.

Jeremiah 42:8

And he will call to Johanan son of Kareah, and to all the chiefs of the armies which were with him, and to all the people, from small even to great,

Acts 8:10

To whom attended from little to great, saying, This is the great power of God.

Acts 27:25

Wherefore, O men, be cheerful: for I believe God, that so it shall be as he has spoken to me.

Hebrews 11:1

And faith is the foundation of things hoped for, the proof of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, having an intimation of the divine will of things not yet seen, being circumspect, prepared an ark for the salvation of his house; by which he condemned the world, and by faith became an heir of justice.

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