Jonah 1:1-3 NIV

Jonah Flees From the LORD

1 The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai:

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2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.”

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3 But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the LORD.

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