Commissioning of a reluctant prophet

1 The LORD's word came to Jonah, Amittai's son:
References for Jonah 1:1
      2 "Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry out against it, for their evil has come to my attention."
      3 So Jonah got up—to flee to Tarshish from the LORD! He went down to Joppa and found a ship headed for Tarshish. He paid the fare and went aboard to go with them to Tarshish, away from the LORD.