Instead, the men did their best to row back to land. But they could not, for the sea grew even wilder than before.114
Then they cried to the LORD, "O LORD, please do not let us die for taking this man's life. Do not hold us accountable for killing an innocent man,2 for you, O LORD, have done as you pleased."315
Then they took Jonah and threw him overboard, and the raging sea grew calm.416
At this the men greatly feared5 the LORD, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made vows6 to him.
But the LORD provided7 a great fish to swallow Jonah,8 and Jonah was inside the fish three days and three nights.