Thematic Bible

Jonah 1:1 (show verse)

And there is a word of Jehovah unto Jonah son of Amittai, saying:

Jonah 1:2 (show verse)

'Rise, go unto Nineveh, the great city, and proclaim against it that their wickedness hath come up before Me.'

Jonah 1:3 (show verse)

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.

Jonah 1:4 (show verse)

And Jehovah hath cast a great wind on the sea, and there is a great tempest in the sea, and the ship hath reckoned to be broken;

Jonah 1:5 (show verse)

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.

Jonah 1:6 (show verse)

And the chief of the company draweth near to him, and saith to him, 'What -- to thee, O sleeper? rise, call unto thy God, it may be God doth bethink himself of us, and we do not perish.'

Jonah 1:7 (show verse)

And they say each unto his neighbour, 'Come, and we cast lots, and we know on whose account this evil is on us.' And they cast lots, and the lot falleth on Jonah.

Jonah 1:8 (show verse)

And they say unto him, 'Declare to us, we pray thee, on what account this evil is on us? what is thine occupation, and whence comest thou? what is thy country, seeing thou art not of this people?'

Jonah 1:9 (show verse)

And he saith unto them, 'A Hebrew I am, and Jehovah, God of the heavens, I am reverencing, who made the sea and the dry land.'

Jonah 1:10 (show verse)

And the men fear a great fear, and say unto him, 'What is this thou hast done!' for the men have known that from the face of Jehovah he is fleeing, for he hath told them.

Jonah 1:11 (show verse)

And they say unto him, 'What do we do to thee that the sea may cease from us, for the sea is more and more tempestuous?'

Jonah 1:12 (show verse)

And he saith unto them, 'Lift me up, and cast me into the sea, and the sea doth cease from you; for I know that on my account this great tempest is upon you.'

Jonah 1:13 (show verse)

And the men row to turn back unto the dry land, and are not able, for the sea is more and more tempestuous against them.

Jonah 1:14 (show verse)

And they cry unto Jehovah, and say, 'We pray Thee, O Jehovah, let us not, we pray Thee, perish for this man's life, and do not lay on us innocent blood, for Thou, Jehovah, as Thou hast pleased, Thou hast done.'

Jonah 1:15 (show verse)

And they lift up Jonah, and cast him into the sea, and the sea ceaseth from its raging;

Jonah 1:16 (show verse)

and the men fear Jehovah -- a great fear, and sacrifice a sacrifice to Jehovah, and vow vows.

Jonah 1:17 (show verse)

And Jehovah appointeth a great fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah is in the bowels of the fish three days and three nights.