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Jonah 1:7 ESV

Jonah Is Thrown into the Sea

7 And they said to one another, "Come, let us 1cast lots, that we may know on whose account this evil has come upon us." So they cast lots, and the lot fell on Jonah.

References for Jonah 1:7

Study tools for Jonah 1:7

  • a 1:2 - The same Hebrew word can mean evil or disaster, depending on the context; so throughout Jonah
  • b 1:13 - Hebrew the men dug in [their oars]
  • c 1:17 - Ch 2:1 in Hebrew
  • d 1:17 - Or had appointed