Jonah 2:3-10 NIV

3 You hurled me into the deep,1 into the very heart of the seas, and the currents swirled about me; all your waves2 and breakers swept over me.3

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4 I said, 'I have been banished from your sight;4 yet I will look again toward your holy temple.'5

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5 The engulfing waters threatened me,a the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.6

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    • b 2:5 - Or "waters were at my throat"
      6 To the roots of the mountains7 I sank down; the earth beneath barred me in forever. But you brought my life up from the pit,8 O LORD my God.

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      7 "When my life was ebbing away, I remembered9 you, LORD, and my prayer10 rose to you, to your holy temple.11

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      8 "Those who cling to worthless idols12 forfeit the grace that could be theirs.

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      9 But I, with a song of thanksgiving,13 will sacrifice14 to you. What I have vowed15 I will make good. Salvation16 comes from the LORD."

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      10 And the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.