Thematic Bible

Jonah 3:1 (show verse)

Then came the word of Yahweh unto Jonah, the second time, saying:

Jonah 3:2 (show verse)

Arise, get thee unto Nineveh, the great city, - and cry against it the cry that I am bidding thee.

Jonah 3:3 (show verse)

So Jonah arose, and went his way unto Nineveh, according to the word of Yahweh, - Nineveh, being a city great before God, of three days' journey.

Jonah 3:4 (show verse)

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!

Jonah 3:5 (show verse)

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.

Jonah 3:6 (show verse)

And the word reached unto the king of Nineveh, so he arose from his throne, and laid aside his robe from off him, - and covered him with sackcloth, and sat on ashes.

Jonah 3:7 (show verse)

And he caused an outcry to be made - and said - throughout Nineveh, By decree of the king and of his great men, Be it known: - Man and beast, herd and flock, Let them taste, nothing, let them not feed, and, water, let them not drink:

Jonah 3:8 (show verse)

Let both man and beast, cover themselves with sackcloth, and let them cry unto God, mightily, - Yea let them turn, every man from his wicked way, and from the violence which is in their hands:

Jonah 3:9 (show verse)

Who knoweth whether God himself - may turn and grieve, - and turn away from the glow of his anger, that we perish not?

Jonah 3:10 (show verse)

And God saw their doings, that they turned from their wicked way, - and God was grieved over the calamity which he had spoken of executing upon them, and executed it not.