5 The sailors were terrified and cried out for help, each one to his own god. Then, in order to lessen the danger, a they threw the cargo b overboard. Meanwhile, Jonah had gone below and was lying in the ship's hold, sound asleep.

References for Jonah 1:5

    • a 1:5 - lessen the danger; [or] lighten the ship.
    • b 1:5 - cargo; [or] equipment.