Jonah 4:6

Overview - Jonah 4
Jonah repining at God's mercy,
is reproved by the type of a gourd.
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Jonah 4:6  (King James Version)
And the LORD God prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd.
 


the Lord
1:17 Psalms 103:10-14

gourd
or, palmcrist. Hebrew Kikajon.
[Qyqywn ,] probably the palma Christi, called {kiki,} or {kouki,} by the Egyptians, and {Elkherod} by the Arabs, from which caster oil is extracted.
It is as large as the olive tree, has leaves like those of a vine, sometimes as broad as the brim of a hat, and is of very quick growth.* So.
Es 5:9 Pr 23:5 Isa 39:2 Am 6:13 Lu 10:20 1Co 7:30

was exceeding glad
Hebrew rejoiced with great joy.
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