Jonah 2 CSB

Jonah's Prayer

1 Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from insidea the fish:

References for Jonah 2:1

    • a 2:1 - Lit from the belly of
      2 I called to the Lord in my distress, and He answered me. I cried out for help in the belly of Sheol; You heard my voice.b

      References for Jonah 2:2

        • b 2:2 - Ps 18:6; 34:7
          3 You threw me into the depths, into the heart of the seas,c and the currentd overcame me. All Your breakers and Your billows swept over me.e

          References for Jonah 2:3

            • c 2:3 - Neh 9:11
            • d 2:3 - Lit river
            • e 2:3 - Ps 42:7
              4 But I said: I have been banished from Your sight,f yet I will look once moreg toward Your holy temple.h

              References for Jonah 2:4

                • f 2:4 - Ps 31:23
                • g 2:4 - LXX reads said: Indeed, will I look . . . ?
                • h 2:4 - Ps 5:7; 138:2
                  5 The waters engulfed me up to the neck;ij the watery depths overcame me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.

                  References for Jonah 2:5

                    • i 2:5 - Or me, threatening my life
                    • j 2:5 - Ps 69:1
                      6 I sank to the foundations of the mountains; the earth with its prison bars closed behind me forever! But You raised my life from the Pit, Lord my God!k

                      References for Jonah 2:6

                        • k 2:6 - Ps 30:3; 86:13
                          7 As my life was fading away, I remembered the Lord. My prayer came to You, to Your holy temple.l

                          References for Jonah 2:7

                            • l 2:7 - Ps 88:2
                              8 Those who cling to worthless idols forsake faithful love,m

                              References for Jonah 2:8

                                • m 2:8 - Ps 31:6
                                  9 but as for me, I will sacrifice to You with a voice of thanksgiving.n I will fulfillo what I have vowed. Salvationp is from the Lord!q

                                  References for Jonah 2:9

                                    • n 2:9 - Ps 26:7
                                    • o 2:9 - Ps 22:5; 116:14,18; Ec 5:4
                                    • p 2:9 - Or Deliverance
                                    • q 2:9 - Ps 3:8; Isa 12:2; Rv 7:10
                                      10 Then the Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.