Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - Jonah 1|
| 1 ||Jonah, sent to Nineveh, flees to Tarshish. |
| 4 ||He is bewrayed by a tempest; |
|11 ||thrown into the sea; |
|17 ||and swallowed by a fish. |
Jonah 1:13 (King James Version)
Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but they could not: for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous against them.
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- There was great humanity and tender feeling in these men. They were probably affected deeply with the candid confession, the disinterested, submissive conduct of the disobedient prophet, and were unwilling to cast him into the deep, until they found that every effort to save themselves was in vain.
- Hebrew digged. but.
- Job 34:29 ; Proverbs 21:30