Jonah 4:1-4 NIV

Jonah’s Anger at the LORD’s Compassion

1 But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry.

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2 He prayed to the LORD, “Isn’t this what I said, LORD, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity.

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3 Now, LORD, take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live.”

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4 But the LORD replied, “Is it right for you to be angry?”

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