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Summary

And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

General references

Bible References

He prayed

1 Kings 19:4
While he himself went a day's journey into the waste land, and took a seat under a broom-plant, desiring for himself only death; for he said, It is enough: now, O Lord, take away my life, for I am no better than my fathers.
Jeremiah 20:7
O Lord, you have been false to me, and I was tricked; you are stronger than I, and have overcome me: I have become a thing to be laughed at all the day, everyone makes sport of me.

I fled

Jonah 1:3
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.
Luke 10:29
But he, desiring to put himself in the right, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Thou art

Exodus 34:6
And the Lord went past before his eyes, saying, The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith;
Numbers 14:18
The Lord is slow to wrath and great in mercy, overlooking wrongdoing and evil, and will not let wrongdoers go free; sending punishment on children for the sins of their fathers, to the third and fourth generation.
Psalm 78:38
But he, being full of pity, has forgiveness for sin, and does not put an end to man: frequently turning back his wrath, and not being violently angry.
Hosea 11:8
How may I give you up, O Ephraim? how may I be your saviour, O Israel? how may I make you like Admah? how may I do to you as I did to Zeboim? My heart is turned in me, it is soft with pity.
Joel 2:13
Let your hearts be broken, and not your clothing, and come back to the Lord your God: for he is full of grace and pity, slow to be angry and great in mercy, ready to be turned from his purpose of punishment.
Micah 7:18
Who is a God like you, offering forgiveness for evil-doing and overlooking the sins of the rest of his heritage? he does not keep his wrath for ever, because his delight is in mercy.

And of

Jonah 3:10
And God saw what they did, how they were turned from their evil way; and God's purpose was changed as to the evil which he said he would do to them, and he did it not.
Exodus 32:14
So the Lord let himself be turned from his purpose of sending punishment on his people.
Jeremiah 18:8
If, in that very minute, that nation of which I was talking is turned away from its evil, my purpose of doing evil to them will be changed.
Amos 7:3
The Lord, changing his purpose about this, said, It will not be.

General references

Exodus 32:14
So the Lord let himself be turned from his purpose of sending punishment on his people.
Amos 7:6
The Lord, changing his purpose about this, said, And this will not be.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain